felicity ace

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Preventing Risk of Battery Fires in Shipping

As more and more electric vehicles (EVs) and battery-powered electronic devices are being transported by ships, highly inflammable lithium-ion batteries are

September 1, 2022
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Thursday, March 17, 2022

Felicity Ace Sinking: Large-Scale Oil Spill ‘Unlikely’, Says Ship Manager

A large-scale oil spill is unlikley from the sunken Felicity Ace car carrier, the ship’s manager said in an update. Felicity Ace sank on March 1 around

March 17, 2022
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Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Felicity Ace Sinks in Atlantic Ocean

The Felicity Ace car carrier has sunk in the Atlantic Ocean. The ship’s manager, MOL Ship Management (Singapore), confirmed that the vessel sank around 9

March 1, 2022
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Fire Incidents

Bentleys And Lambos Sink In Storm Aboard Burning Ship Felicity Ace

By Monica Raymunt (Bloomberg) The cargo ship that caught fire in the Atlantic while transporting roughly 4,000 Volkswagen AG vehicles to the U.S. has sunk

March 1, 2022
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Friday, February 25, 2022

Salvage Team Begins Towing Felicity Ace

A salvage team has successfuly boarded the Felicity Ace car carrier and attached a tow line to stop it from drifting more than a week after the ship was

February 25, 2022
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Thursday, February 24, 2022

Felicity Ace Response Stretches Into Second Week as Fire Continues to Burn

The Felicity Ace carrying around 4,000 vehicles continues to burn more than a week after catching fire in the Atlantic Ocean south of the Azores Islands. White

February 24, 2022
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Monday, February 21, 2022

Around $400 Million Worth of Cars Could be Lost in Felicity Ace Fire

The fire on the Felicity Ace ship off the coast of Portugal’s Azores Islands is expected to generate at least $155 million in losses for Volkswagen, Porsche,

February 21, 2022
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Two Large Salvage Tugs Set to Join Felicity Ace Firefighting Effort

Two large salvage tugs are expected to arrive at the Felicity Ace car carrier which remains adrift after a fire in the Atlantic Ocean. An update from the

February 21, 2022
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Sunday, February 20, 2022

Lithium-ion Batteries From Electric Vehicles Aboard The Felicity Ace Are Keeping The Fire Alive

LISBON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Firefighters are struggling to put out a fire that broke out on Wednesday on a vessel carrying thousands of luxury

February 20, 2022
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Friday, February 18, 2022

Felicity Ace Car Carrier Continues to Burn in Mid-Atlantic – Photos

A salvage team from SMIT is en route to the retreive the abandoned M/V Felicity Ace, which continues to burn near the Azores. BERLIN/LISBON, Feb 18

February 18, 2022
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Volkswagen Internal Email Confirms Thousands of Vehicles — Including VW, Porsche, and Audis — On Board Burning ‘Felicity Ace’

By Madison Muller (Bloomberg) — The Felicity Ace, a massive cargo ship carrying thousands of Volkswagen Group vehicles, caught fire near the

February 18, 2022
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Thursday, February 17, 2022

Car Carrier Felicity Ace Abandoned After Catching Fire in Atlantic Ocean

A car carrier is abandoned and on fire in the North Atlantic near the Azores. All 22 crew members of the M/V Felicity Ace abandoned ship safely and were

February 17, 2022
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