Indian Oil Corp’s VLCC catches fire off Colombo: Report

The full loaded vessel was heading to Paradip in eastern India from Mina Al Ahmandi in Kuwait, Refinitiv’s ship tracking data shows
A crude carrier chartered by India’s top refiner Indian Oil Corp has reportedly caught fire off Colombo.(Bloomberg/Representative Image)
A crude carrier chartered by India’s top refiner Indian Oil Corp has reportedly caught fire off Colombo.(Bloomberg/Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 12:09 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByReuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

A very large crude carrier New Diamond, chartered by India’s top refiner Indian Oil Corp , caught fire in the morning off Colombo, sources with knowledge about the matter told Reuters.

The full loaded vessel was heading to Paradip in eastern India from Mina Al Ahmandi in Kuwait, Refinitiv’s ship tracking data shows.

No immediate comment was available from IOC.

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