Ro-ro cargo ship fire off Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Ro-ro cargo ship VOLCAN DE TENEGUIA reported fire on board shortly after leaving Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, in the afternoon Feb 22. The ship with vehicles and other cargo on board was bound for Cadiz Spain. SAR tug PUNTA SALINAS (IMO 7931894) responed with firefighters team, fire was taken under control by 2100 UTC, disabled ship was taken on tow and towed back to Santa Cruz, berthed at around 0100 UTC Feb 23. As of morning Feb 23, VOLCAN DE TENEGUIA remained berthed at port, extent of damages unknown.
Ro-ro cargo ship VOLCAN DE TENEGUIA, IMO 9335161, GT 11197, built 2007, flag Spain, manager CAFLAJA SL, Canary Islands.

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My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.