Day: July 15, 2017

Jia Yuan 19

Jia Yuan 19

Jia Yuan 19

On July 14, the cargo vessel Jia Yuan 19 caught fire in the Pearl River off Guishan, China. The Jia Yuan 19 was at anchored off Guishan when a fire broke out in one of the crew’s cabins. The fire quickly grew out of control and the vessel requested assistance. Authorities dispatched a vessel to the scene which was able to bring the fire under control after several hours. No reports of injuries to the six crew on board the Jia Yuan 19. Reports state the cargo vessel was en route to a shipyard for repairs. No details to the extent of damage caused to the vessel.