Cargo ship in port on fire, fire spread to next cargo ship

Fire started on board of general cargo ship, moored alongside berthed ship at a port in South China sea, in the afternoon May 22. a lot of firefighting facilities were engaged in firefighting, judging from photos. Berthed ship seems to be in danger of, or catching, fire. Understood by evening fire was still on, officials said they can’t yet put fire under control.

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My name is Mikhail Voytenko, I’m Russian, professional merchant marine navigator, by education and former experience. I own and run Maritime Bulletin website for more than 10 years. I've been involved in solving a number of piracy hijack cases, including the hijack of ro-ro FAINA, loaded with tanks. It was me who made public, and unravel, freighter ARCTIC SEA mystery. I've been also closely involved in a number of maritime disaster, one of them being MSC FLAMINIA major fire.