Trawler disabled by fire, Iceland
Fishing vessel Soley Sigurjons on Sep reported fire in engine room to MRCC Iceland. The crew sealed engine room and switched on fire fighting system. Helicopter was sent to assist. Fire was extinguished, but engine was damaged, vessel couldn’t hoist trawl and sail under own power. Another fishing vessel helped Soley Sigurjons with raising trawl, it is understood that disabled vessel is to be towed, or is already towed, to port of Akureyri, northern Iceland.
Fishing vessel Soley Sigurjons, MMSI 251282110, gt 515, built 1971, flag Iceland.