The 291 meter long, 82500 dwt LNG tanker Explorer caught fire in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Gujarat, India. The tanker was en route to Dahej when a fire broke out in the engine room. The crew responded and was able to extinguish the blaze, but the fire damage was significant. The LNG tanker was disabled and went adrift. The Explorer requested assistance with multiple tugs responding. The tugs took the Explorer under tow. No reports of injuries or pollution released.