On the morning of September 24, a fire broke out in the engine room of the bulk carrier Samudra Sakti III in Sumatra, Indonesia.
he incident occurred while the vessel was anchored at Bandar Lampung in East Sumatra, situated in the Sunda Strait. A fleet of tugs and firefighting boats were immediately deployed to the scene, addressing the situation at hand and leading to the necessary evacuation of its 26 people.
The bulk carrier had recently completed its journey from Singapore and arrived at its designated anchorage on September 21. The cause of the fire remains unknown.
According to the latest updates from local news, authorities have the situation is currently under control. Luckily, there were no casualties due to the incident. Only one individual on the ship only suffered minor burns.