Fire Aboard Container Ship

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Maritime Bulletin reports of a container ship fire in container with hazmat, Italy.

Container ship on fire

Fire broke out in a container on board of container ship at Catania port, Sicily, Italy, in the evening Sep 16. Container was loaded with yellow phosphate, a flammable substance emitting toxic gases when on fire.

Fire was taken under control by firefight and Coast Guard teams, with deployment of tug or tugs. Container reportedly, was offloaded. Understood accident is related to container ship LUEBECK, currently docked at Catania. Photo

Vessel Information

Container ship LUEBECK, IMO 9216092, dwt 16400, capacity 1078 TEU, built 2001, flag Liberia, manager COSTAMARE SHIPPING CO SA (EQUASIS).

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Source: Maritime Bulletin

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