The Argentinian Navy was called in order to assist with a fire that erupted on a product tanker, in Argentina, on October 12.
Three Indian Coast Guard ships are escorting the damaged crude tanker MT New Diamond, while it is being towed off from the Sri Lankan Coast to the Fujairah Port.
Fire broke out on the container ship X-Press Godavari in anchorage off Sandheads, India. After the fire, the vessel was escorted to the Kolkata port by an Indian Coast Guard vessel.
The owners the New Diamond supertanker, which caught fire with a cargo of two million barrels of oil aboard earlier in September, have agreed to pay 340 million rupees ($1.84 million) to Sri Lanka for its help in extinguishing the fire.
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche arrived at Yokosuka, Japan on September 23, after combatting a shipboard engineering fire on September 20, during a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet’s area of operations.
NTSB issued an investigation report on the fire and explosion on the houseboat Dixie Delight which spread to Jackson County Park Marina, Alabama, in January 2020, killing eight people. The report highlighted that marinas should have measures and guidelines in place to prevent such incidents.
Fire broke out at the port of Ancona in Italy, causingsignificant damage. The fire started in a warehouse and rapidly spread in the port area. No injuries were reported.
Following the fire onboard the New Diamond VLCC, Sri Lanka confirmed that it will seek compensation for the fire fighting efforts and also plans to charge the captain of the burnt vessel.
A cable laying ship, called Responder, sank on September 12, off South Korea, after catching fire. No casualties or injuries are reported.
Following the fire incident of the supertanker “New Diamond” near the coast of Sri Lanka on Thursday, September 3, a team of experts boarded the vessel to assess the damage of the ship.
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