Russian cargo ship PHOBUS fire, Italy
Russian cargo ship PHOBUS reported to suffer fire in the afternoon July 28 at Chioggia, Italy. Fire believed to be sparked by wielding works, before crew closed the holds part of cargo also caught fire. Engines arrived to berthed vessel minutes after emergency call, fire was extinguished. Damages to be estimated, understood vessel and some cargo – timber and crates – were damaged. No injures reported. Vessel arrived to Chioggia from Azov, Russia, via Istanbul and Barletta Italy.