Aggregates carrier SHI XIANG 156, deployed in dredging works in Pulau Indah waters, Port Klang, Malaysia, caught fire shortly after midday Jul 19. Eleven crew were evacuated, all reported to escape safe. Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency MMEA coordinated firefighting. Fire was taken under control and understood, extinguished, on some 6-7 hours.
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