The 76 meter long, 2865 dwt supply vessel Atlantic Raven suffered a fire near St. John’s, Newfoundland. The Atlantic Raven was headed to St. John’s from the Terra Nova floating storage vessel when it suffered a small fire. A crewman was able to extinguish the blaze quickly. No reports of injuries to the crew or 13 passengers, damage or pollution released. The Atlantic Raven was able to proceed to St. John’s under its own power.
The 271 meter long, 139950 dwt tankshipSearose 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 52 meter long r0-ro ferryBeaumont Hamel allided with the dock at Portugal Cove, Newfoundland, Canada. The ferry had completed a crossing from Bell Island with around 100 persons on board when it struck the dock. The ferry suffered a significant dent on the bow door. Two passengers suffered injuries and was taken to hospital. Authorities are conducting an investigation into the incident. Initial reports state the Beaumont Hamel had suffered a mechanical failure when it attempted to slow its approach to the dock by reversing the propulsion.