Thursday, July 26, 2012

Methanol Tanker Bunga Alpinia on fire in Labuan

A lightning strike on the MISC owned tanker,Bunga Alpinia
at around 230 am was said to be the cause of the fire on the chemical tanker
which was loading methanol at the time of the incident.
3 loud explosion was heard and it caused damages
to windows of SESB's  power plant control room 500m away.
There was talk of 5 casualty in the accident
and the ship have been towed out from the jetty
and a fire boat is trying to put out the fire
with another on standby.
Bernama
TheStar
TheStar29/12/2012
Bernama-final victim found A Signal from above in Labuan 2 weeks before the mishap







Menumbuk speedboat passing by.
















A Royal Malaysian Air Force Beech 200T plane having a look.









This seem to be the final resting place for the tanker.













View Petronas Methanol Jetty in a larger map

17 comments:

~Beb~ said...

wow.. u kat sana ke? this is so scary. hope yang hilang tuh selamat :(

uncle said...

sempat jugak thomas tangkap gambar...mmg rare punya moment...bagus tangkapan kamu kali ni.

thomas said...

Beb,uncle,
Kebetulan je ada kerja di sini.

Cikgu Bada said...

wow..menarik..gambar real

caliph shuriken said...

owh, bru saja tadi tgk semua ni kt tv...

en_me said...

beech 200t plane? wahhh..

nice photo essay bro..

Norgadis Labuan said...

Sempat ambil gambar ya...
Harap dapatlah kapal tu dipadamkan dan harap dapatlah ditemui mangsa yg masih hilang tu.

Cheqna said...

Oh you were there? Whats d status now, hope that it didnt cause more ppl in casualties. Nway, hope that u n ur friends are ok there.

Tq, am getting better, needing rest some more so am making a short trip to kt, for more tlc..hehe.

Hv a great weekend!

thomas said...

en_me,
Yah,Patrol craft,Beechcraft Super King Air

thomas said...

Cheqna,
We are ok here as the incident happen from 230am,
if it had happened during office hours
i would be just 500m away!
The fire have been put out,one dead victim have been found
and rescuer are still looking for another 4.
TheStar

puteri kasih said...

wow real pictures...saw it on tv earlier..

zana said...

wah sempat jugak amik gmbr..

Seri said...

dasyhat betul kebakaran tu...nasib baik juga LPG tak tumpah ke laut...

Meitzeu said...

A very sad news for us.

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Cara Merangkai Bunga said...

A very sad news..Are there any survivors?

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sangat bagus...

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