The 99 meter long, 2708 dwt fishing vessel Juvel caught fire while berthed in the port of Montevideo, Uruguay. The fire started in a cabin during the early morning hours of July 9. The fire released out dense smoke with toxic gases. The crew were unable to extinguish the flames and requested assistance. Firefighters assisted by port Tugs and the Navy were able to bring the blaze under control by late afternoon. One of the 10 crew on board the Juvel sustained injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment. The amount of damage to the Juvel was not reported.