The 79 meter long, 3450 dwt fishing vessel Demiku caught fire while docked at Victoria, Seychelles. The vessel had arrived in port to repair its nets when a fire broke out on the main deck. The blaze quickly spread to the wheelhouse. The local fire brigade was requested and were able to extinguish the fire a short time later. One crewman of the 32 on board suffered smoke inhalation and taken to hospital. Damage to the vessel was significant. Reports state the Demiku’s cargo of 350 tons of tuna will be unloaded. Officials have launched an investigation into the incident.