Fire in freighter engine room, Arkhangelsk

Fire erupted in engine room of general cargo ship INZHENER TRUBIN, berthed at Arkhangelsk port, Russia, White sea, at 2120 Moscow time Dec 3. Crew sealed engine room and activated CO2 system, 6 engines were deployed, fire was extinguished by 2240 Moscow time. 4th engineer was slightly injured. Damages reported to be slight.
General cargo ship INZHENER TRUBIN, IMO 8502080, dwt 7049, built 1998, flag Russia, manager Northern Shipping Co.



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