Marine safety investigations & reports

Engineers burned by boiler explosions on board Medi Monaco

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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On 17 May 2003, three engineers were burned, one severely, while the Panama flag bulk carrier Medi Monaco was alongside in the port of Geelong, Victoria. The engineers were burned when the auxiliary boiler furnace 'flashed back' four times in succession during maintenance.

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General details
Date: 17 May 2003   Investigation status: Completed  
Location: Geelong    
State: Victoria    
Release date: 03 May 2004   Occurrence category: Incident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Serious  

Vessel details

Vessel details
Vessel Medi Monaco  
Flag Panam  
IMO 9236896  
Type of operation Bulk carrier  
Damage to vessel Nil  
Destination Geelong, Victoria  
  Crew Passenger Ground Total
Serious: 3 0 0 3
Total: 3 0 0 3
Last update 19 May 2016