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Two ships caught fire in South Korea

Two tanker vessels caught on fire at a South Korean port on Friday, according to Yonhap and Reuters. The fire occurred from an explosion on a Stolt Tankers vessel. Ten were injured and the fire is said to have largely been put out. (Updated)

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(Updated 28.09.2019, 3:05 p.m., with comments from Stolt-Nielsen and new information regarding the other vessel which is owned by Odfjell)

An explosion occurred on a vessel from Stolt-Nielsen on Friday and the fire spread to another oil tanker owned by Odfjell and docked at the port in Ulsan, South Korea, according to Yonhap and Reuters. The fire is said to have largely been put out according to the media.

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