Frio Antwerp

Frio Antwerp

Photo: lavozdegalicia.es

The 134 meter long cargo vessel Frio Antwerp caught fire while berthed at the port of Marin, Spain. The fire started from a forklift at the bottom of the third cargo hold. The fire sent out dense smoke with filled different parts of the Frio Antwerp. Local firefighters were requested and were able to extinguish the blaze a few hours later. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Reports state the fire only damaged the forklift and the vessel was undamaged.

 

Segesta

Segesta

Photo: kurier.at

The 136 meter long towboat Segesta and its two barges were underway on the Danube near Strudengau, Austria when the barges suffered water ingress. The barges loaded with 800 tons of gravel had sprung a leak and begun to fill with water. The barges were secured to the shore and the local fire brigade was requested. The fire brigades from Nabegg and Neustadtl responded with dewatering pumps. Another barge was requested to aid with lightering the cargo of gravel. No reports of injuries.

Josva

Josva

Photo: fvn.no

The 15 meter long work barge Josva caught fire off Kristiansand, Norway. The fire broke out in the engine room while the vessel was between Herøya and Stokken. The fire disabled the engine and the two crew on board abandoned ship. A nearby sailboat rescued the two crew and were taken ashore.  Local firefighters were ferried to the vessel assisted by a NSSR lifeboat. Reports state the vessel’s superstructure was completely gutted. No reports of injuries or pollution released.