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Report 26/2017. Gas explosions on general cargo ship Nortrader with 1 person injured  
Added: Thursday 07th December 2017
On 13 January, at 1447, Nortrader, anchored off Plymouth with a cargo of unprocessed incinerator bottom ash (U-IBA), suffered 2 explosions in quick succession. The first explosion was in the forecastle store and the second in the cargo hold. The chief engineer, in the forecastle store at the time, suffered second degree burns requiring 4 months to recover. The vessel suffered extensive damage putting it out of service for over 3 months.

Link: https://www.gov.uk/maib-reports/gas-explosions-on-general-cargo-ship-nortrader-with-1-person-injured
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