Hanjin Green Earth fire update May 3
Fire is still on, at least 50 containers damaged or destroyed, at least 4 salvage vessels and tugs, and Egyptian Navy resources, are involved in firefighting. Reportedly fire spread to containers loaded with inflammable goods. Hanjin Green Earth is still drifting or slowly moving around.
Hanjin Green Earth fire update
As of morning May 2 condition of Hanjin Green Earth fire unknown, vessel at 0500 UTC May 2 was in the same area moving around at dead ahead speed, with at lest two salvage vessels nearby. On a photo Hanjin Green Earth in Port Said anchorage area with fire fighting tugs at her side, on video vessel under way in canal after fire started. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wthmTzL9HjY
Deck containers on fire on board of mega boxship Hanjin Green Earth, Port Said
Fire erupted on board of mega-bosxhip Hanjin Green Earth on May 1 at around 0230 LT while vessel was transiting Suez Canal in northern direction. Fire was contained with Suez Canal emergency service assistance, vessel completed passage and is now (1500 UTC May 1) drifting off Port Said anchorage area, with two tugs nearby, probably still fighting fire. Vessel is en route to Europe from Far East, last port of call before Suez transit was Jeddah. Reportedly deck containers caught fire.
Container ship Hanjin Green Earth, IMO 9503732, dwt 140700, capacity 13092 TEU, built 2013, flag UK, manager HANJIN SHIPPING CO LTD.