Offshore supply ship damaged by fire, North sea

Offshore supply ship WILSON ARCTIC suffered fire in engine room, which started at around 1300 UTC Jul 6 in North sea, N of Domburg, Zeeland, Netherlands. The ship was en route from Vlissingen to BORSELLE2 (offshore wind farm). Crew reportedly, managed to extinguish fire by own means, but the ship suffered damages and had to interrupt voyage and turn back. KNRM boats assisted and escorted damages WILSON ARCTIC, while she limped back at Vlissingen at a reduced speed. As of 1800 UTC, she was approaching Vlissingen.
Offshore supply ship WILSON ARCTIC, IMO 9186601, dwt 4308, built 1999, flag Denmark.



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