According to Hapag Lloyd, Maersk informed them that their vessel Cap Jackson serving in the Mediterranean Pacific Service (MPS) has reported a fire in the auxiliary engine room early July 29, 2020 while getting ready to transit Panama Canal.

No injuries on crew members have been identified and the crew is checking temperatures of all areas and are continuously monitoring the situation. In addition, no cargo damages have been detected caused by the incident.

While the vessel is at the port of Balboa a repair plan and contingency measures are currently under review.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.