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Oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong (22)

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This handout photo taken on January 8, 2019 and released by the Hong Kong Police shows smoke rising from an oil tanker as it tilts to one side in the waters near Hong Kong. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Handout / Hong Kong Police / AFP) / -----EDITORS NOTE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / HONG KONG POLICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

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A police fire boat (L) is seen next to an oil tanker tilting to one side after it caught fire off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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A damaged oil tanker is seen tilting to one side after it caught fire off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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A police boat (L) is seen near an oil tanker tilting to one side after it caught fire off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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A police fire boat (L) sprays water onto an oil tanker tilting to one side after it caught fire off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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A sea cleaner vessel (R) is seen as a fire boat sprays water towards an oil tanker tilting to one side after it caught fire off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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A rescue boat (front) speeds past an oil tanker tilting to one side after it caught fire off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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A fire boat (unseen-R) sprays water towards an oil tanker tilting to one side after it caught fire off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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An oil tanker is seen tilting to one side after it caught Fire off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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Damage is seen on the deck of an oil tanker as it tilts to one side after it caught fire off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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A police fire boat (L) sprays water onto an oil tanker (back c) tilting to one side after it caught fire off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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A handout photo taken on January 8, 2019 and made available by the Hong Kong Government Flying Service shows a fire rescue ship spraying water towards the burning oil tanker 'Aulac Fortune' off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Hong Kong Government Flying Service / HONG KONG GOVERNMENT FLYING SERVICE / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / Hong Kong Government Flying Service" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ---

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A handout photo taken on January 8, 2019 and made available by the Hong Kong Government Flying Service shows a fire rescue ship spraying water towards the burning oil tanker 'Aulac Fortune' off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Hong Kong Government Flying Service / HONG KONG GOVERNMENT FLYING SERVICE / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / Hong Kong Government Flying Service" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ---

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A handout photo taken on January 8, 2019 and made available by the Hong Kong Government Flying Service shows a fire rescue ship spraying water towards the burning oil tanker 'Aulac Fortune' off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Hong Kong Government Flying Service / HONG KONG GOVERNMENT FLYING SERVICE / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / Hong Kong Government Flying Service" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ---

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A handout photo taken on January 8, 2019 and made available by the Hong Kong Government Flying Service shows a fire rescue ship spraying water towards the burning oil tanker 'Aulac Fortune' off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Hong Kong Government Flying Service / HONG KONG GOVERNMENT FLYING SERVICE / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / Hong Kong Government Flying Service" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ---

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A handout photo taken on January 8, 2019 and made available by the Hong Kong Government Flying Service shows a fire rescue ship spraying water towards the burning oil tanker 'Aulac Fortune' off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Hong Kong Government Flying Service / HONG KONG GOVERNMENT FLYING SERVICE / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / Hong Kong Government Flying Service" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ---

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TOPSHOT - This handout photo taken on January 8, 2019 and released by the Hong Kong Police shows smoke rising from an oil tanker as it tilts to one side in the waters near Hong Kong. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Handout / Hong Kong Police / AFP) / -----EDITORS NOTE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / HONG KONG POLICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

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TOPSHOT - A damaged oil tanker is seen tilting to one side after it caught fire off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, 2019. - At least one person has died after the oil tanker was set ablaze off the coast in southern Hong Kong on January 8, police said, as smoke billowed into the air. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

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(190109) -- BEIJING, Jan. 9, 2019 (Xinhua) -- A rescue boat puts out fire that occurred on an oil tanker in Hong Kong, south China, Jan. 8, 2019. (Xinhua) Xinhua News Agency / eyevine

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(190108) -- HONG KONG, Jan. 8, 2019 () -- A rescue boat puts out fire that occurred on an oil tanker off Hong Kong s Lamma Island, Jan. 8, 2019. One person was killed, seven injured and two missing as an oil tanker exploded and caught fire Tuesday. The accident occurred at around 11:29 a.m. local time (0329 GMT) when crew members on the 140-meter-long oil tanker were trying to connect pipes with an oil barge to refuel the ship south off Lamma Island, said Yiu Men Yeung, division commander for marine and diving of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government s Fire Services Department (FSD). () CHINA-HONG KONG-LAMMA ISLAND-OIL TANKER BLAZE (CN) XInhua PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxCHN

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(190108) -- HONG KONG, Jan. 8, 2019 () -- A rescue boat puts out fire that occurred on an oil tanker off Hong Kong s Lamma Island, Jan. 8, 2019. One person was killed, seven injured and two missing as an oil tanker exploded and caught fire Tuesday. The accident occurred at around 11:29 a.m. local time (0329 GMT) when crew members on the 140-meter-long oil tanker were trying to connect pipes with an oil barge to refuel the ship south off Lamma Island, said Yiu Men Yeung, division commander for marine and diving of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government s Fire Services Department (FSD). () CHINA-HONG KONG-LAMMA ISLAND-OIL TANKER BLAZE (CN) XInhua PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxCHN

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(190108) -- HONG KONG, Jan. 8, 2019 () -- A rescue boat puts out fire that occurred on an oil tanker off Hong Kong s Lamma Island, Jan. 8, 2019. One person was killed, seven injured and two missing as an oil tanker exploded and caught fire Tuesday. The accident occurred at around 11:29 a.m. local time (0329 GMT) when crew members on the 140-meter-long oil tanker were trying to connect pipes with an oil barge to refuel the ship south off Lamma Island, said Yiu Men Yeung, division commander for marine and diving of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government s Fire Services Department (FSD). () CHINA-HONG KONG-LAMMA ISLAND-OIL TANKER BLAZE (CN) xinhua PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxCHN

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