Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Major Port Fire in Bali
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Major Port Fire in Bali

Fire Destroys Six Fishing Boats at Bali’s Benoa Harbor


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Benoa, Fire, fishing ships, MV Samudera Maluku Jaya,Karya Marina, AMJ Dua Baru, Tirta Usaha Mina (TUM) 106, Alex Jaya, EMJ Tiga, Putu Sudayana
Click Image to Enlarge

(8/11/2014)

Joint teams from various fire fighting agencies, search and rescue and other groups combined forces to fight a large fire on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 that blazed for several days and destroyed six fishing ships docked at Benoa Harbor in South Bali.

Putu Sudayana, coordinator for the National Search and Rescue office in Bali, said on Wednesday: “We dispatched 25 search and rescues personnel to help put out the fire.”

According to the State News Agency Antara, staff to help put out the massive fire were also provided by the port administration of the Port of Benoa, the Navy, Police, workers from the Jasa Marga Bali Toll Road and other agencies.

Two-firefighting boat from the Bali Port Administration and the Navy were also engaged in efforts to bring the fire under control.

Authorities say the first began shortly after noon on Wednesday, August 6th and quickly spread to six fishing boats berthed a short distance from Bali’s new toll road.

The fire raged for 22 hours before finally being extinguished on Thursday morning. Smoke from the wreckage continued to be seen 3 days after the initial fire was detected.

Authorities are blaming a short circuit on the MV Samudera Maluku Jaya as the source of the fire. The ship was undergoing engine repairs at the time of the fire. Investigations by forensic teams suggest the electrical fire quickly spread to diesel fuel stored in the engine room, creating flames that were fanned by high winds and soon spread to the other five vessels.

Preliminary estimates put the damaged done by the fire at Rp. 2.5 billion (US$217,000).

In addition to the MV Samudera Maluku Jaya, five other ships were damaged by the fire: Karya Marina, AMJ Dua Baru, Tirta Usaha Mina (TUM) 106, Alex Jaya and EMJ Tiga.

All six ships are owned by PT Afki.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Where You Gonna Run To?
BII Maybank Bali International Marathon a Sell-Out Just Three Weeks After Registration Opens
(5/17/2015)
Here’s to the Ladies Who Cook
Unique Dinner Prepared by Bali’s Top Lady Chefs on Saturday, May 23, 2105 at Bali Asli.
(5/17/2015)
Protecting the World’s Endangered Species
Bali Celebrates Endangered Species Day by Educating Children on the World’s Vanishing Species
(5/17/2015)
Peacing it Together
Renowned Baritone Anthony Brown and Indonesian Singer Galed Krisjayanta to Perform in Concert at Bali Island School on Saturday, June 6, 2015
(5/17/2015)
Acting with an Abundance of Caution
Suspicious Package Discovered Near Australian Consul’s Home Confirmed Harmless by Bali Police
(5/17/2015)
Careful Planning in an International Marketplace
Garuda Takes Steps to Reduce the Impact of Weakening Rupiah and High Fuel Costs
(5/17/2015)
Hidden Motives
The Continuing Saga of US$5 Million Wasted on an X-ray Machine for the Port of Gilimanuk in West Bali that Has Never Fully Functioned
(5/17/2015)
Superb Indian Cuisine by a Master Chef
World’s Leading Michelin-Starred Indian Chef in One-Day Only Appearance at Alila Villas Soori in Tabanan, West Bali on Saturday, June 13, 2015
(5/17/2015)
Things Get Knotty for Naughty Noor
Prosecutors Demand 15 Years in Prison for Murderous Wife of Bali Expat Bob Ellis
(5/17/2015)
Garuda and LOT to Link Warsaw and Jakarta
Poland and Indonesia Establish Bilateral Framework for Air Cooperation
(5/17/2015)
Escalating Troubles
French and Spanish Tourists Missing on Mount Rinjani
(5/17/2015)
Invidious Investor of the North
Hotel Project Involved in Illegal Reclamation at Gerokgak, North Bali
(5/17/2015)
All [News]!