Join our crew and become one of the 105,920 members that receive our newsletter.

Cargo Ship Catches Fire in Indonesia

Photo courtesy Indonesian Navy

Cargo Ship Catches Fire in Indonesia

Mike Schuler
Total Views: 3306
January 13, 2023

A cargo ship caught fire Friday at an anchorage outside Indonesia’s Port of Gresik.

The fire is believed to have started in the engine room of the KM Fortuner at around 1600 LT.

All sixteen crew members were evacuated from the vessel by the Indonesia Navy as tugboats worked to spray water on the flames.

The fire was reported extinguished as of 1730 LT and no injuries were reported.

Photo courtesy Indonesian Navy
Photo courtesy Indonesian Navy

Unlock Exclusive Insights Today!

Join the gCaptain Club for curated content, insider opinions, and vibrant community discussions.

Sign Up
Back to Main
polygon icon polygon icon

Why Join the gCaptain Club?

Access exclusive insights, engage in vibrant discussions, and gain perspectives from our CEO.

Sign Up
close

JOIN OUR CREW

Maritime and offshore news trusted by our 105,920 members delivered daily straight to your inbox.

gCaptain’s full coverage of the maritime shipping industry, including containerships, tankers, dry bulk, LNG, breakbulk and more.