The fire-stricken container ship NYK Delphinus remains safely berthed in Oakland, but without electricity provided to its reefers due to unavailability of power supply onboard the vessel, the company informed.
suffered an engine room fire approximately 50 miles west off the coast of Monterey, California, in the early morning hours of 14 May. There were 24 people onboard at the time, but no injuries were reported. The US Coast Guard and Resolve Marine responded to the incident and the ship was safely towed to Oakland.YK Delphinus
Now the ship remains safely berthed alongside Berth #24 in Oakland, said the owner company Ocean Network Express (ONE) in its latest update on 21st May.
Unfortunately, there is presently no electricity provided to the reefers due to unavailability of power supply onboard the vessel. Further investigations are ongoing to assess the extent of the damage, in close cooperation with all relevant authorities,
The initial inspection of the vessel confirmed that the fire has been extinguished, but it is expected to take some time for further inspection and possible repairs before any cargo operations can be allowed to take place, the company statement reads.