Engine Room Fire in English Canal

1894

On April 16, a fire erupted onboard a vessel when it was transiting through the English Channel.

What happened?

The vessel ‘Finlandia Seaways’ was enroute from Zeebrugge to Rosyth when a fire erupted onboard the vessel.

The captain of the vessel was quick in alerting the Humber rescue service who in turn dispatched a vessel for assistance.

Crew member injured

A crew member trapped in the engine room was rescued and transported to a UK hospital for further treatment.

Fortunately, none of the remaining crew members were injured during the incident. As the situation was brought under control, medical assistance from a nearby navy vessel was called off.

The ship is currently anchored off Lowestoft and is scheduled to be towed to Immingham for further repairs.  

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Source: Vessel Tracker