Container ship YANTIAN EXPRESS fire new photo Jan 5 UPDATE
Jan 5 UPDATE: The ship is moving in the same direction in keep with western wind, tug SMIT NICOBAR (IMO 9322592) already approached YANTIAN EXPRESS. No other information available at the moment – we don’t yet have information with regards to:
Extent of fire – how many containers and rows are on fire;
How many containers contain dangerous goods;
How dangerous it is for the crew and is there need for evacuation, at least partial.
Full chronology: https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2019/24729/container-ship-yantian-express-fire-north-atlantic/