Serious injury to two crew members during an internal fuel oil transfer
Two crew were tasked with the internal transfer of fuel oil onboard a vessel in port. During the operation both crew suffered burns from the hot fuel oil. First aid was immediately provided and eventually, both crew members were transferred to a local hospital. Upon inspection of the engine room, it was observed that the fuel oil spillage originated from an open manhole cover on fuel oil settling tank no. 1.
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