Freighter burned out, Colombia
Fire erupted in engine room of a general cargo vessel CASANOVA, docked at Barranquilla area, Columbia, eastern coast, in the afternoon Nov 14. Locals residents reported fire to the authorities, but there was little fire fighters could do, according to local report, as vessel’s superstructure was engulfed in fire. Judging from photos, fire fighters waited until fire burned out. Superstructure is destroyed. Vessel is in a lay-up with one maintenance crew on board, he’s safe.