General cargo vessel ANNA fire

General cargo vessel ANNA reported fire in engine room and requested assistance in the morning June 26 off Hoek van Holland, Netherlands, while en route from Immingham UK to Rotterdam. Firefighting team boarded vessel from helicopter, KNRM rescue boat was also deployed. Fire understood to be extinguished, vessel was taken under tow and towed to Rotterdam, arriving there in the afternoon. One or two crew were hospitalized with smoke inhalation symptoms.
General cargo vessel ANNA, IMO 9361110, dwt 5079, built 2008, flag Netherlands, manager Vertom-Bojen Bereederungs GmbH & Co. KG.

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.