At about 0945 on 10 April 2007, MSC Sonia's boatswain and ordinary seaman were on the top platform of the ship's funnel casing, painting the starboard main engine exhaust pipe, when steam unexpectedly exhausted from the nearby boiler safety valve vent pipe. The ordinary seaman was seriously burned by the steam.
|Date:||10 April 2007||Investigation status:||Completed|
|Release date:||27 September 2007|
|Report status:||Final||Occurrence category:||Incident|
|Highest injury level:||Serious|
|Type of operation||Container Ship|
|Damage to vessel||Nil|
|Departure point||Melbourne, Victoria|