Fish factory on fire, Cape Town

Nov. 2, 2016 at 14:51 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Fire erupted on board of fish factory VERANO, docked in Cape Town, on Nov 2, understood in factory section, some 800,000 styrofoam containers said to be in fire area. Vessel with about 100 tons of fuel on board is moored at container terminal, at least 6 engines deployed, thick black smoke is billowing around. There were 5 crew on board, they’ve been evacuated. Vessel said to be under Vanuatu flag, docked in Cape Town since June 2015. When docked, vessel was Russia-flagged, under the name VERANO, now it’s VERANO FORT VILLA or something like that. On photo burning VERANO, all pics full-scale at https://www.enca.com/south-africa/ship-caught-alight-at-cape-town-harbour.

Fish factory on fire, Cape Town

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