Containers on fire on post-panamax YM UTOPIA, Shanghai
Containers on upper deck in first hold area of Yang Ming’s post-panamax boxship YM UTOPIA went on fire at around midday Beijing time Jan 6, vessel was anchored in Yangshan deepwater Port area, Shanghai. According to AIS track, vessel was taken to outer anchorage. As of 1600 UTC Jan 6, vessel was on outer anchorage with at least one tug at her side, not anchored, but “stopped”. Vessel is deployed on AWE3 Service (USA-Central America-Asia).