M/V Courage Arrives In Southampton, 100 Charred Vehicles Expected

A transporter ship that caught fire off the coast of Essex has arrived in Southampton. The American crew of the RoRo M/V Courage are reported safe after fighting a blaze using the ship's CO2 system when a cargo fire broke out on board Tuesday night. The vessel spent Wednesday afternoon anchored off the Isle of Wight before continuing to Southampton, her … [Read more...]

US Flagged RoRo Fire Off Isle Of Wight

A ship's crew has been tackling a blaze on a transporter carrying cars and US military vehicles. The UK MCA has reported a fire was reported at 22:00 BST on Tuesday when the US-registered Courage was 40 miles off Harwich. The vessel is heading to Southampton under the watch of the UK National Maritime Operations Centre. Specialists from Hampshire Fire and Rescue … [Read more...]