XIN ZHOU on fire in Japan, scrap again
Fire erupted in cargo holds of general cargo vessel XIN ZHOU at around 1420 Tokyo time Dec 18, during loading cargo of scrap in Toyohashi port, Honshu eastern coast, Japan. Several firefighting vehicles and boat or boats were engaged in fire fighting. Chinese crew went ashore, no injures reported. As of 1430 UTC Dec 18, situation and condition of the vessel are unknown.