Fire on board a Flexlay Vessel

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Scottish Coast Guard Extinguishes Fire On Board A Flexlay Vessel

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Vessel Name: ROV Subsea Viking 7

Location: Scotland – Hatson Pier on Orkney Island

Casualties: None

Owner: Eidesvik Shipping 

Chartered to: Subsea 7

A fire broke out onboard Viking 7 – a 103 metre, construction / flexlay vessel when it was at Hatson Pier anchorage.  The reason for the fire was reported to be a short circuit in the diesel generators.  The fire spread quickly which was later extinguished by a Scottish coastguard tug boat.  There were no casualties due to the fire onboard this 6,350 DWT vessel.

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