On a cruise ship Emerald Princess in the new Zealand port Chalmers, an explosion occurred. Killing one person, presumably a member of the crew. Among the passengers nobody has suffered, according to Radio New Zealand.
According to eyewitnesses, presumably, a gas cylinder exploded at the stern of the vessel. The liner itself was not harmed.
Liner Emerald Princess with a displacement of 8.4 thousand tons, can accommodate more than three million passengers and 1.2 thousand crew members.
Earlier it was reported that a powerful explosion occurred at a chemical processing plant of chlorine in Valencia.