Capesize bulk carrier coal fire, Italy

Coal in cargo hold of a capsize bulk carrier NBA VAN GOGH, docked at industrial zone of Torres Port, Sardinia, Italy, spontaneously ignited in the afternoon Jun 4. Bulk carrier is offloading coal since May 30, there are reportedly some 66,000 tons left in the holds. Fire said to be put under control, firefighters were to monitor temperature in holds throughout the night.

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