Tanker fire, Halifax

News outlets reported fire on board of a ship docked at Imperial Oil Datrmouth Terminal, Halifax, in the morning Jan 27, ship wasn’t identified.
Stephen Turner, acting district chief for Halifax Fire and Emergency Services, says firefighters were called to a ship docked at the Imperial Oil Dartmouth Terminal at around 6 a.m. He says the ship’s crew initially tried to put out the fire themselves before calling for help.
Fire was extinguished, or taken under control, in an hour and a half. Later it was added, that fire occurred on board of a tanker, in engine room. Fire was extinguished by 0800 LT.
There’s only one ship docked at abovementioned Terminal, it’s a Canadian tanker KIVALLIQ W.
Product tanker KIVALLIQ W, IMO 9187409, dwt 13670, built 2004, flag Canada, manager Coastal Shipping Ltd.



Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.