A Cargo Ship Transporting Natural Fertilizer Fires In Cilacap
The process of extinguishing the ship MT Sumantri Brodjonegoro which experienced a fire in Teluk Penyu, Cilacap, Wednesday, December 1 (Photo: Antara)

JAKARTA - A cargo ship caught fire in the waters of Turtle Bay Cilacap, said Head of the Search and Rescue Office of the Cilacap Basarnas I Nyoman Sidakarya. As of 09.50 WIB, we have evacuated 21 people out of a total of 26 crew members," he said in Cilacap, Central Java, as reported by Antara, Wednesday, December 1. .

He said that based on information from crew members who had been evacuated, the ship carrying fertilizer from PT Pupuk Sriwidjaja (Pusri) in the vicinity of Area 70 or Pertamina's Special Pier experienced a fire at 07.15 WIB. In addition to Basarnas, said Nyoman, efforts to evacuate the crew and extinguish the ship involved personnel from the Cilacap Naval Base, the Cilacap Police Water Police Unit, Pertamina, the Harbormaster Office and the Cilacap Port Authority, and other parties. This news was revealed that the ship's firefighting efforts were still being carried out.


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