What Exploded and Caught Fire? A Containership or A Tanker?



Explosion followed by fire occurred on board of Nigerian cargo ship which is also a tanker, at Lome port, Togo, on May 15, reports Maritime Bulletin.

What happened?

Something exploded and caught fire on board of Nigerian cargo ship GOD’S LOVE at Lome port, Togo, on May 15. 

It was reported that the fire was extinguished, one crew died and several were injured.

Cargo ship or a tanker?

It is not clear what this GOD’S LOVE ship is. 

According to the IMO number looking still valid, with operational AIS, it’s a container ship broken up a long time ago, and simultaneously, it’s a tanker, positioned at Lome. 

About the ship

Tanker GOD’S LOVE (Ex- KARRIGAN?), IMO 7231098, dwt ? flag Nigeria, built ?, owner?

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Source: Maritime Bulletin


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