FLEVOBORG’s cargo of wooden pellets on fire, Port of Tyne
Wooden pellets were found smoldering in hold or holds of general cargo vessel FLEVOBORG when holds were open, in the morning Nov 5. Vessel is docked in Port of Tyne, UK, arriving from Tallinn, Estonia, loaded with 11000 tons of wooden pellets. Several fire fighting teams and firefighting boat were engaged in fire fighting. Some 100 tons of pellets were offloaded. It is understood, that fire is already extinguished, or put under control.