Korean trawler burned out and left drifting at sea, Luanda

Maritime Bulletin reader reported fire on board of trawler Dae Sung 9 in Luanda Bay, Angola, during the night May 17. In an hour after the fire started tug Soyo Tide (IMO 9371634), which was at a cable distance from trawler, came to assist. She was joined by salvage tug Kwanza (IMO 9570230) and several AHTS, they have been water cannoning trawler throughout the night. Dae Sung 9 burned out, vessel was towed to the sea and left drifting. On photos Dae Sung 9 in better days, and on fire, with Kwanza pouring water on her.

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