Container ship YANTIAN EXPRESS fire UPDATE Jan 24
According to AIS records of tugs MAERSK MOBILISER and SOVEREIGN working with YANTIAN EXPRESS, they’re heading towards Freeport Bahamas, probably port of destination, both ships give ETA Feb 1. As of 0700 UTC Jan 24, caravan is to sail some 1250 nm to reach Bahamas.
Peter Ziobrowski, the blogger behind the Halifax Shipping News, says photos of the ship and information provided by its owner, Hapag Lloyd of Germany, suggest the fire has destroyed many containers on the ship's forward deck.The company has confirmed all cargo in the ship's first 12 bays, and some of the cargo in the two holds beneath those bays, have been affected by the fire.
Full chronology: https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2019/24729/container-ship-yantian-express-fire-north-atlantic/