Fire on tuna fishing vessel Kenyo Maru No.58, Callao, Peru
On may 27 13 Vessel Traffic Management Callao, Peru, received phone call from ship agency Vartosa reporting fire on board of tuna fishing vessel Kenyo Maru No.58, which was positioned on Callao outer road at the time of an accident, anchored or under way. Patrol boat and tugs were dispatched to the distressed vessel. Patrol boat Coishco evacuated 18 crew, no injures reported. Fire was brought under control, vessel was towed to a safe anchorage to minimize possible pollution. Survey and investigation under way. Tuna fishing vessel Kenyo Maru No.58, IMO 8821307, dwt 466, built 1989, flag Japan.