Navios Bulk Carrier Catches Fire at UK’s Immingham Dock

Image Courtesy: Humberside Fire

A bulk carrier with 19 crew on board suffered a fire while it was moored at Immingham Docks, UK in the afternoon hours of April 16, according to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).

The vessel in question is the 76,602 dwt Navios Orbiter, owned by shipping company Navios Maritime Partners, according to AIS data provided by MarineTraffic and a tweeted image from Humberside Fire.

World Maritime News contacted the company for confirmation and more details on the incident.

Members of the Coastguard Rescue Team based at Cleethorpes liaised with services on shore at the scene until the fire, which was reported in the ship’s accommodation block, was confirmed as having been extinguished.

The relevant authorities launched an investigation into the incident.

All crew members were safe and accounted for and there were no reports of injuries at the site.

World Maritime News Staff

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