Oceanic trawler disabled by fire, Chief Engineer died
Fire erupted in engine room of trawler PAVEL KUTAKHOV at 1615 LT Aug 23 in North Atlantic off Greenland, while the ship was moving on guest-rope from tanker NORDSTRAUM (IMO 9036284), probably taking fuel from tanker. Fire fighting system was activated, by 0300 Aug 24 fire was extinguished. PAVEL KUTAKHOV is disabled, trawler KAPITAN DEMIDENKO (IMO 8907137) directed to assist.
During firefighting, Chief Engineer died, circumstances unknown.
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