The 271 meter long, 139950 dwt tankship Searose Fpso suffered a fire near St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. The fire broke out in the vessel’s water pump room and was quickly contained by the crew. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Details to the fire damage was not disclosed, but the crew were able to remain on board. The Searose Fpso had no oil on board at the time of the incident. The vessel had recently returned to the oil field after undergoing maintenance earlier this summer. The authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.
The 16890 dwt car carrier Hoegh Delhi caught fire in the Mediterranean sea near Tunisia. The fire was extinguished by the crew and the vessel was able to proceed to Valletta, Malta where it berthed. No details to the amount of damage sustained in the fire. No reported injuries. The Hoegh Delhi was en route to Turkey from the United States.
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