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Tanker General Hazi Aslanov in the sea of Azov explosion

As the cause of the explosion is unofficially called a violation of safety or hot work

Krasnodar, October 24 – IA Neftegaz.RU. For oil tanker General Hazi Aslanov, who was in the sea of Azov, there was a fire.
This was reported by the press service of EMERCOM in Krasnodar territory.

According to the MOE, October 24 at 19:02 from operational duty of the Novorossiysk Marine rescue coordination centre received a message stating that the tanker caught fire in the waters of the sea of Azov.

Rosmorrechflot said that the tanker was empty, but the explosion occurred, presumably, the residual fuel vapor.

The ship lurched, have to fight for his survival.

The threat of flooding, according to unofficial data, no.

On Board were 13 crew.

6 people rescued, 4 people were on Board, 3 people are behind, their fate unknown, conducted their search.

Organized search and rescue operation, however, it complicated the night time.

To the place sent 3 rescue vessel mercury, Impulse, and Alexander Sizintsev.

Also on the site is held by the ship Bratsk.

Oil tanker General Hazi Aslanov owned by the Turkish company Armada Trading-3 Co Ltd, the operator is a company Palmali.

Craft project 005RST01 built in 2005 at shipyard, Ada Denizcilik ve Tersane Işletmeciliği AŞ in Tuzla, Turkey.

The tanker sails under the Russian flag, port of registry Taganrog.

The vessel followed from the port of Caucasus in Rostov-on-don.

Immediately before the incident, the ship passed through the Kerch Strait and was on the way out, in the sea of Azov directly.

As the cause of the explosion is unofficially called a violation of safety or hot work.

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