5 seafarers died in accident aboard of LPG tanker

By Accidents

Five seamen died in an accident onboard of LPG tanker ship Maharshi Krishnatreya of the company Varun Shipping yesterday.
The LPG tanker was sailing from Mangalore to Dubai for dry-docking, says a press release from the Directorate General of Shipping.
The chief officer, gas engineer, and 3 seafarers were engaged in repairing a damaged pipe in the compressor room and were overcome by gas, according to the press release.
The ship has been diverted to Porbander in Gujarat.