Freighter on fire, Surabaya anchorage

May 5, 2017 at 14:59 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Fire erupted on board of general cargo vessel ASIA PRIMA 1 around midday May 5 at Surabaya port, near Surabaya Container Terminal. Vessel’s AIS is off during at least 4 months, from late Dec last year, so it is not clear where exactly was vessel situated, when fire erupted. Judging from photos, vessel is anchored. There were 14 crew and 2 women, wives of 2 crew, on board, they were evacuated, no injures reported. Fire said to be extinguished, though according to latest news, smoke is still visible.
General cargo vessel ASIA PRIMA 1, IMO 8905012, dwt 900, built 1989, flag Indonesia, manager DHARMA ICHTIAR INDO LINES, Surabaya.

Freighter on fire, Surabaya anchorage