Fire on board of UK freighter Celtic Carrier, Gibraltar
British freighter Celtic Carrier issued a distress signal on Apr 26 13, reporting to MRCC Spain fire in superstructure in three cabins. At the time of an accident vessel was some 24 nautical miles west of Cape Trafalgar, en route from Gibraltar to Belfast with cargo of cement. Spanish Navy ship and salvage vessel Luz del Mar (IMO 9320104) assisted the 8 crew in firefighting. Fire was extinguished, no injures reported. Vessel is to be towed to Cadiz by a commercial tug.