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Gas leak makes it risky to search for missing crewman in Miri ship fire


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018

MIRI: Search efforts to locate a missing crewman, after a fire broke out on an offshore drilling vessel near here has been hampered by a gas leak.

Crewman Mohamad Saiful Ashnar, who has been missing for 30 hours, was among 39 crew members onboard the MV Geo Technical when the fire happened at 3.15am on Tuesday (April 17) in the South China Sea, 27km off the coast of Baram, Sarawak.

   

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