The 145 meter long LPG tanker Golden Miller suffered explosion while berthed at Aratú, Brazil. The Golden Miller was loading 5,800 tons of propane gas when a compressor failed causing the explosion and resulting fire. A large plume of black smoke covered the vessel. The local fire brigade responded and was able to bring the fire under control aided by six tugs equipped with water cannons. Two crewmen of 22 crew members on board suffered minor injuries. Authorities placed oil boom around the vessel as oil pollution was released. Reports states nearby residents report a strong smell of fuel in the area.