MSC mega container ship fire, English Channel

Container ship MSC TERESA reported fire in engine room in the morning Jun 16 north of Ushant, English Channel, while en route from Sines Portugal to Le Havre France. Fire was taken under control and extinguished by crew. French Navy helicopter conducted two surveillance flights over container ship, last one at around 1500 UTC found no smoke and normal temperature. The ship resumed sailing towards Le Havre. As of 0500 UTC Jun 17, the ship was in process of berthing at Le Havre.
Container ship MSC TERESA, IMO 9469560, dwt 166101, capacity 14000 tEU, built 2011, flag Panama, manager MSC.



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