Tag Archives: fire

Video: Fire-stricken Sincerity Ace under tow towards Imari Bay.

Sincerity Ace was abandoned following a fire on New Year’s Eve roughly 2,000 miles from northwest of Hawaii. Sadly, 5 of her 21 crew members lost their lives in the…

Hanjin Green Earth catches fire south of Suez Canal

The Suez Canal Authority said that the 13,000-teu Hanjin Green Earth was 48 km to the south of the canal when some containers caught fire. The flames were extinguished after…

Boudicca engineroom fire – back in service 7th February

After an engineroom fire which cut services, Boudicca is due back in service soon, after her passengers were repatriated from the Canary Islands.

Hay cargo burns in Turkey

A fire broke out aboard of the Togo-flagged Retaj while the vessel was docked in Iskenderun, Turkey Retaj (IMO 7711919 and MMSI 671233000) was built in 1978. The deadweight of…

Felixstowe fi-fi: fire-fighting kit on test, 24 August 2014

One of Felixstowe’s Svitzer fleet tests fire-fighting equipment, around 1pm, Sunday 24th August 2014

Ferry returns to port with truck fire blazing

A fire aboard the Los Cristianos (Tenerife) – La Gomera ferry Volcan de Taburiente, a RoPax vessel owned by Spanish operator, Naviera Armas, forced her to return to port on…

King Seaways returns to port after cabin fire

DFDS King Seaways, sailing her regular overnight run from South Shields to the Netherlands, returned to port at early on the morning of 29th December, after a cabin fire.

Cruise ship “Ocean Countess” on fire . .

Majestic International’s MV OCEAN COUNTESS, completed in 1976 as CUNARD COUNTESS, was ablaze yesterday at Chalkis, where she has been laid up since her most recent charter to U.K.-based Cruise…

Zim Rotterdam diverted from Felixstowe to London gateway

Diverted from Felixstowe after a fire in her cargo containers, 10,070 TEU Zim Rotterdam will be the largest container vessel to enter the Thames as she berths at the new…

Cosco Asia under attack; Maersk Kampala in fire incident

Container ship Cosco Asia came under attack from “terrorist eleents” while transiting the Suez canal, and in a separate incident, Maersk Kampala suffered a fire in 2 containers stacked in…