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September 26, 2018 -Wednesday

 
  UPDATE ON FIRE INCIDENT ABOARD MV GEO TECHNICAL

Tuesday 17/04/2018



KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 (Bernama) -- PETRONAS regrets to inform that one crew member aboard the MV Geo Technical, which caught fire at 3.15am, is still missing. The rest of the 38 crew members have safely arrived in Miri, with two sustaining injuries and taken to the Miri General Hospital.
 
The fire has been extinguished and the vessel is being monitored while search and rescue efforts are being conducted.
 
The vessel, owned by Asian Geos Sdn Bhd, was conducting geo-technical survey for PETRONAS, 27km off the coast of Baram.
 
PETRONAS is working closely with Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) and other relevant authorities on the search and rescue efforts, and is extending its full support to those affected by the incident.

Issued by
Media Engagement 
Group Strategic Communications 
PETRONAS

SOURCE : PETRONAS

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: 
Name : Johannes Ridu 
Tel : +6019 261 2832 
Email : johannes_ridu@petronas.com.my

Name : Janette Boniface
Tel : +6012 890 024
Email :  janette.barau@petronas.com.my

--BERNAMA 

 

 
 
 

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