Dense smoke in Master’s Cabin of Iranian freighter

Master’s Cabin of Iranian freighter KASRA-1, berthed at Makhachkala Port, Russia, Caspian sea, was filled with dense smoke release from a small fire source, on Jan 15. Fire didn’t spread out and was quickly extinguished, no damages except dense smoke reported. Most probably, an electric appliance caught fire due to a shortcut.
General cargo ship KASRA-1, IMO 8888848, dwt 2858, built 1991, flag Iran, manager CASPIAN BLUE ROSE CO.





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