|MISC - Bunga Alpinia Update
26 Jul 2012 | MISC Berhad
The Bunga Alpinia incident this morning had unfortunately resulted in a fatality whilst four other MISC crew members are still missing. The identity of the deceased is yet to be confirmed.
Currently, efforts are being made to put out the fire onboard the vessel. The vessel was loading methanol at the PETRONAS Chemicals Methanol Sdn Bhd terminal in Labuan at the time of the incident.
The respective families and next of kin of the crew members have been informed and a Hotline has been set up for affected family members wishing to obtain more information.
The 24 crew members who are ashore are safe and unharmed.
Further updates will be provided as and when necessary.
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Mdm. Fiona Clare Pereira, General Manager
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