Bulk carrier fire at Morehead City, USA

Fire erupted in superstructure living quarters of a bulk carrier ALBANY SOUND, docked at Morehead City, USA, in the morning Apr 14. Morehead City Fire Department responded to emergency, assisted by Beaufort Fire Department, Atlantic Beach EMS, Newport EMS, and Beaufort EMS. By 1430 LT fire was under control, fire fighters left the ship. Reportedly, fire damages mostly were confined to crew cabins.
ALBANY SOUND arrived at Morehead on Apr 13.
Bulk carrier ALBANY SOUND, IMO 9260859, dwt 28379, built 2002, flag HK, manager PACIFIC BASIN Shipping, HK (EQUASIS).



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