Norwegian research ship disabled by fire, part crew evacuated, Atlantic

Fire erupted in engine room of Norwegian research ship POLAR MARQUIS on Nov 11 in Senegal waters, where the ship is carrying out research works. Fire said to be extinguished, of 55 personnel and crew on board 30 were evacuated, the ship was disabled and taken on tow by research ship OCEAN MERMAID (IMO 9742443). As of 1230 UTC Nov 12, caravan was under way sailing in SE direction, port of destination unknown, with some 3 tugs escort.

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