General cargo ship suffered fire in the engine room in Bay of Biscay, north of Ferrol, Spain, reports Maritime Bulletin.
General cargo ship TEJO ALGES reported fire in engine room at around 1030 UTC Sep 1 in Bay of Biscay, north of Ferrol, Spain. At the time of the incident, she was en route from Ferrol to Greenore, Ireland.
Thought fire was extinguished by crew, fire had damaged and disabled TEJO ALGES.
As per reports, the owner is planning to contract towage, to tow the ship back to Ferrol. As of 0530 UTC Sep 2, she was still adrift.
About the vessel
General cargo ship TEJO ALGES, IMO 9240251, dwt 4200, built 2001, flag Portugal, manager ARKON SHIPPING GMBH & CO KG.
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Source: Maritime Bulletin