Container ship KM PEKAN FAJAR fire: Update

July 13, 2017 at 15:59 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

July 13 Update: According to latest information, fire in engine room was extinguished by crew, but one crew suffered severe burns and was transferred to passing nearby ferry KIRANA III. Vessel managed to reach Sampit port, southern Kalimantan, under own power. Vessel was some 30 nm south of Bawean Island, Java sea, at the time of fire.
First news:
Container ship KM PEKAN FAJAR suffered fire in engine room on July 12, in position 06 18S 112 50E, some 60 nm north of Surabaya, Java, Java sea. Reportedly, crew abandoned vessel and were rescued by ferry KIRANA III (IMO 7374539), one or more crew suffered burns. Vessel said to be carrying dozens of containers, vessel’s AIS off since 2015. No other information available.

Container ship KM PEKAN FAJAR fire: Update

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