Fire Incidents

Friday, May 14, 2021
nyk delphinus fire

Coast Guard Responding to Engine Fire on Containership Off California

A Unified Command consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard, the State of California, and commercial salvage company Resolve Marine are responding to reports of a

May 14, 2021
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Friday, March 12, 2021

Fire on MSC Lirica in Greece

The MSC cruise ship MSC Lirica has suffered what appearesto be a major fire while docked at the port of Corfu in Greece. Firefighters were battling the blaze

March 12, 2021
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Sunday, January 10, 2021

Large Fire at Ireland’s Port of Cork Brought Under Control

DUBLIN, Jan 9 (Reuters) – Firefighters have brought a large fire at the southern Irish port of Cork under control and no casualties were reported, the

January 10, 2021
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Monday, July 13, 2020

Fire Fighters Battle Stubborn Fire Aboard USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego

By Bing Guan SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Flames raged for hours on Sunday aboard a U.S. warship docked at Naval Base San Diego, sending 21 people to the

July 13, 2020
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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Several Injured as U.S. Navy Ship Catches Fire in San Diego

By Gabriella Borter July 12 (Reuters) – A three-alarm fire erupted on Sunday aboard a U.S. warship docked at Naval Base San Diego, prompting an

July 12, 2020
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Friday, June 5, 2020
Maritime News

USCG Medevacs Burned Crew Member of Maersk Ship in Atlantic

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a crew member of a Maersk containership who sustained burns in some kind of engine room explosion approximately 275 miles off

June 5, 2020
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Maritime News

Fire Fighters Injured Battling Blaze on Car Carrier in Jacksonville

Several fire fighters have been injured while responding to a fire on board a vehicle carrier off Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida. Coast Guard Sector

June 5, 2020
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Friday, May 1, 2020
Maritime News

Maersk Ship Loses Propulsion After Fire in Caribbean Sea

A Maersk Line containership suffered an engine room fire that left the ship adrift in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Guadeloupe.  The 1,800-TEU Maersk

May 1, 2020
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Monday, December 2, 2019
RCC Passion
Maritime News

Car Carrier RCC Passion Suffers Engine Room Fire in English Channel

French authorities were called to an engine room fire on board a vehicle carrier Sunday in the English Channel. The French Navy reports that the fire broke out

December 2, 2019
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Friday, November 22, 2019
Vigili del Fuoco fire
Maritime News

Grimaldi Vehicle Carrier Suffers Engine Room Fire Off Italy

Firefighters in Italy responded to an engine room fire on board a Grimaldi roll-on/roll-off ship near Livorno, Italy late Thursday night. The fire reportedly

November 22, 2019
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Maersk Honam Fire
Maritime News

ABS Issues Guidance for Fighting Container Fires

International classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published guidance to address fire-fighting and safety systems of cargo holds of

November 13, 2019
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Friday, September 13, 2019
sture terminal tanker fire
Maritime News

Fire Breaks Out on Moored Tanker at Sture Oil Terminal in Norway

A fire broke out in the engine room of a tanker docked at Equinor’s Sture Oil in Norway, leading to an evacuation of the terminal, the company confirmed

September 13, 2019
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Monday, June 17, 2019
diamond highway car carrier

Reports: K-Line Car Carrier on Fire in South China Sea

The K-Line car carrier Diamond Highway has been abandoned in the South China Sea after a fire broke out on board the vessel late Sunday night, according to

June 17, 2019
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Monday, February 4, 2019
apl vancouver
Maritime News

Crews Battling Blaze on APL Containership Off Vietnam

The Vietnamese Coast Guard and salvage teams are continuing to respond to a cargo fire onboard the 9,326 TEU containership APL Vancouver in the South China Sea

February 4, 2019
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Friday, March 16, 2018

Fire Contained on U.S.-Flagged Maersk Kensington in Gulf of Aden

A fire has been reported in a below-deck container on board the U.S.-flag containership Maersk Kensington in the eastern Gulf of Aden, the second such incident

March 16, 2018
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Monday, January 15, 2018
Maritime News

One Person Dies After Fire Engulfs Casino Shuttle Off Florida

Update: A 42-year-old woman passenger who was taken to the hospital in critical condition has died, according to local officials. By Renita D. Young NEW YORK,

January 15, 2018
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Monday, August 28, 2017
Cheshire cargo ship fire

Cargo Fire Peters Out on British Bulk Carrier MV Cheshire Off Canary Islands

The fertilizer cargo on board a UK-flagged cargo ship has finally stopped smoldering more than two weeks after its crew was forced to abandon ship due to toxic

August 28, 2017
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Monday, May 22, 2017
Maritime News

Five Killed in Fire Aboard Indonesian Ferry

At least five were killed after a fire broke out aboard a car and passenger in the Java Sea on Friday, Indonesian authorities confirmed over the weekend. The

May 22, 2017
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017
msc daniela fire
Maritime News

Large MSC Containership Suffers Fire Off Sri Lanka – Incident Photos

Another mishap involving a large containership to report today… This story coming from Sri Lanka where a fire broke out aboard the MSC Daniela, a

April 5, 2017
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Friday, February 24, 2017

American Car Carrier Suffers Fire in English Channel

An American car carrier with 21 crew members suffered a fire aboard while underway in the English Channel en route to Baltimore from Southampton. The

February 24, 2017
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