The 86 meter long cargo vessel Lizanne caught fire on the Miami River berthed in Miami, Florida.  The fire started in the fore section of the vessel with smoke billowing out.  Local firefighters were called and began to search the vessel for the source of the smoke. Firefighters took two hours and nearly 50 men to extinguish the blaze.  No reports of injuries.  Reports state the blaze was extremely intense with the heat causing boots to melt and water in the hoses to boil.
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Volgoneft 151


The 132 meter long, 4190 dwt tanker Volgoneft 151 ran aground on the Svir River near the 954 kilometer mark.  The Volgoneft 151 was en route to Yaroslavl from St. Petersburg when it went out of the fairway.  No reports of injuries.  The Volgoneft 151 sustained damage to its ballast tanks.  The tanker was able to refloat itself and continue to a nearby anchorage awaiting further inspection.

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