Sector Sea shipping

Fire in the engine room

Introduction

On the 26th of June 2017 a Dutch flagged general cargo vessel experienced a fire in the engine room. The crew was able to extinguish the fire. Thereafter the vessel was towed to the nearby port. The vessel was underway to Rotterdam and in close vicinity of the harbour. Two crewmembers sustained injuries during the fire and the vessel was seriously damaged.
 
The Dutch Safety Board has started an investigation.

Statistics

  • Start date 26 jun. 2017
  • End date
  • Type investigationShort
  • Status investigationOpen

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