Fish factory Master on fire, Bering sea

Fire broke out on board of a fish factory Master in Korf Bay, Kamchatka, Bering sea, on the night of Nov 10 2012. Last known AIS position на 08.11.2012 16:45 UTC 60 20N 166 09E. Vessel was transferring fish products to a reefer vessel at the time of a fire. 76 crew out of 84 were evacuated to a reefer vessel, the rest went on fighting the fire, by 0300 Moscow time fire was under control, the crew was searching for smouldering spots. Reportedly vessel is to be towed to port of registry Nevelsk, Sakhalin island, though most probably, she will be towed to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy. Presumably fire damaged or destroyed engine room and/or bridge. See map and photo at

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