fire onboard

Wrongly stowed container leads to fire

In January’s monthly report, the Swedish Club reports of an incident where a container that although was allowed to be loaded in the cargo hold, it should not have been loaded below deck or in the position it was stowed in, led to a fire.

Fire onboard tanker off Taiwan

A Liberian-flagged crude oil tanker reported fire onboard, while underway 16.5 nautical miles east of Taiwan’s Orchid Island, on 8 December. The 2006-built MT MARQUESSA was en route from Laizhou, China to Singapore, when the incident occurred. 

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