Bulk carrier fire, Turkey

Fire erupted in engine room of bulk carrier KIRAN ASYA, berthed at Isdemir, Iskenderun, Turkey, late at night Sep 9. Several fire engine were deployed, fire was said to be quickly taken under control and extinguished, no injures reported. Extent of damages unknown. The ship arrived at Iskenderun with cargo of wheat loaded in Novorossiysk. All photos full-scale: https://www.denizhaber.net/iskenderunda-bugday-yuklu-kiran-asya-isimli-kargo-gemisinde-yangin-cikti-haber-90575.htm
Bulk carrier KIRAN ASYA, IMO 9040895, dwt 66832, built 2005, flag Turkey, owner Kiran Holding.



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.