MV Amsterdam Bridge Fire [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

Here is a collection of photos sent in to us from the scene of the MV Amsterdam Bridge fire near Mumbai.  As gCaptain has reported, the 4,380 TEU containership caught fire on Sunday evening (approximately 5pm local time) shortly after departing the Indian port of Nhava Sheva enroute to Colombo, Sri Lanka with approximately 1,550 containers. All 20 crew members on board were … [Read more...]

Amsterdam Bridge Fire Extinguished

The fire on board the containership MV Amsterdam Bridge that broke out earlier this week has been extinguished, the vessels owner said in a statement today. The MV Amsterdam Bridge caught fire after an explosion in the vessel's cargo hold #3 while near the Indian port of Nhava Sheva. "There is no longer any risk for fire on the Amsterdam Bridge," a spokesman for Thien … [Read more...]

WATCH: Containership MV Amsterdam Bridge Catches Fire [UPDATED]

UDPATE: Here is video of the MV Amsterdam Bridge on fire off the coast of India near Mumbai. Reports indicate that the fire has been contained. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Dup1hHExdQ Original: The Indian Coast Guard on Sunday responded to a container fire on board yet another German-owned boxship. The 4,380 teu M/V Amsterdam Bridge was heading to Colombo, Sri Lanka … [Read more...]