Fire on bulk carrier at Southampton Western Docks

Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service Control reported fire in hold or holds of a bulk carrier berthed at Southampton Western Docks at around 1400 UTC May 25. The ship is loading scrap, which is on fire. The ship wasn’t identified, but according to AIS data, it’s Greek bulk carrier SIRINA. Photos of fire from Daily Echo dailyecho.co.uk
Bulk carrier SIRINA, IMO 9230127, dwt 50170, built 2001, flag Malta, manager EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN MTME-LIE.

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Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.