Incorrect storage of the chemical compound styrene monomer on board Norwegian-owned tanker Stolt Groenland triggered an explosive fire on September 28, 2019, while the vessel was docked in the South Korean Port of Ulsan.
This is the conclusion of the British accident report after investigations of the fire, which took 700 fire fighters and 117 fire trucks six hours to put out. Ten people were injured in the fire.
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