Container ship MAERSK PEMBROKE fire Update
Maritime News was tipped off by an insider on details of MAERSK PEMBROKE mishap:
The fire broke out and was tackled and isolated by the crew. It is not in the cargo and was not the result of an explosion. The space concerned has been isolated and is being cooled from the outside. There are a number of other vessels on scene, including the Edda Frende, which came from the Stena Icemax. She is not a towing vessel. The vessel has lost power and is running on the emergency generator and there are no injuries. It will be some time before the crew will be able to enter the space. The vessel drifted North East for a couple of hours before drifting East and is 120nm south west of Ireland.
Previous news: https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2017/19331/container-ship-maersk-pembroke-fire-celtic-sea/