Nigerian Oil Tank Port On Fire


A petrol barge that belongs to MRS Oil and Gas exploded at the company's main depot in Tin Can Island in Lagos, while the ship was offloading fuel.
  • Nigeria:  Fashola Blames MRS Fire Disaster On FG

    Vanguard, 11 January 2013

    Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday, blamed the Federal Government for the fire disaster at MRS tank farm, Tin Can Island, Lagos on Wednesday, saying, "the ... read more »

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MRS Oil and Gas tank farm

  • Nigeria:  MRS - Yet to Ascertain Cause of Barge Explosion

    This Day, 11 January 2013

    MRS Oil and Gas has stated that it was yet to ascertain the cause of the fire incident and explosion that occurred on one of its barges on Wednesday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fire Guts MRS Storage Facility At Tin Can Island Port

    Vanguard, 10 January 2013

    EXPLOSION, yesterday, rocked the Apapa storage facility of MRS Oil and Gas Company, as a result of a fire that damaged part of the facility. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Explosion Hits Lagos Oil Jetty

    Daily Trust, 10 January 2013

    An explosion on board a ship servicing MRS Oil and Gas tank farm at the Tin-Can Island Port in Lagos sparked a major fire yesterday, disrupting operations at the depot. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Six Injured As Explosion Rocks MRS Oil Barge

    This Day, 10 January 2013

    No fewer than six persons were injured Wednesday when a petrol barge that belongs to MRS Oil and Gas cut fire and exploded at the company's main depot in Tin Can Island Area of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fire Guts Ship At Tin Can Island

    Vanguard, 9 January 2013

    A ship docked at the Tin Can Island port in Apapa, Lagos has exploded in flames. Vanguard cannot yet ascertain the level of damage and if there are any casualties. read more »

  • Nigeria:  MRS Oil Tank Farm On Fire

    Leadership, 9 January 2013

    A fire explosion on board a ship servicing MRS Oil and Gas Tank Farm at the Tin-Can Island Port, Apapa, Lagos occurred on Wednesday, disrupting major operations at the depot. read more »

  • Nigeria:  MRS Tank Farm On Fire

    Leadership, 9 January 2013

    The MRS Tank Farm at Apapa is currently engulfed in flames. The fire started about an hour ago. However, the cause of the inferno has not been ascertained. read more »