Bulk carrier major fire, Gothenburg, Sweden UPDATE Dec 11 berthed

Dec 11 1610 UTC UPDATE: The ship was successfully towed and berthed in Gothenburg in the morning Dec 11, firefighting continues in much more safe and favorable conditions. Fire doesn’t spread any further. To heave up ship’s anchor, outside power source had to be applied, from one of salvage ships. Understood ALMIRANTE STORNI managed to move to port from anchorage under own power.
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