Dutch cargo ship fire, Izmir

Fire erupted in reportedly, container, on board of multipurpose cargo ship FWN SPLENDIDE, berthed at Izmir Turkey, in the afternoon Aug 1. Fire was extinguished by firefighter engines in about an hour, understood it didn’t spread further, but number of damaged containers is unknown. As of 0730 UTC Aug 2, the ship remained berthed at Izmir.
Multipurpose cargo ship FWN SPLENDIDE (ex-JADE C), IMO 9320518, dwt 10600, capacity 679 TEU, built 2005, flag Netherlands, manager FORESTWAVE NAVIGATION BV (EQUASIS).

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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.