Sembcorp Marine's ELITE PROSPERITY on fire, Singapore
Fire erupted on board of a floating object 200m by 50m, berthed at Sembcorp Marine's Tuas Boulevard, Singapore, in the afternoon Aug 1. According to Sembcorp Marine statement, incident took place on board the ELITE PROSPERITY, a heavy-lift vessel owned by the company, and that Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted at 1530 LT. Sembcorp Marine added that no one was on board the vessel during the fire and that there were no injuries or casualties. At 2020 LT SCDF said, that firefighting was still under way. A total of three fire engines, three Red Rhinos, two fire bikes, an ambulance, an unmanned firefighting machine, six support vehicles and two marine firefighting vessels were dispatched to fight the fire, said Channel NewsAsia, citing SCDF.
On photos from Channel NewsAsia fire on board of the ELITE PROSPERITY.
Cargo non-propelled barge ELITE PROSPERITY, IMO 7386972, dwt 55517, built 1976, flag Singapore.