Fire erupted twice in a boiler on board of tanker ATLANTIC LILY, which is offloading jet fuel at Anchorage, Alaska. First fire started at night Nov 18, with a lot of black smoke. Fuel offloading was immediately suspended.
Fire was extinguished, but early in the morning Nov 19 it reignited, to be extinguished soon.
Ship’s engine won’t be started until completing cargo operation and preparing to leave port. Not exactly clear what caused fire, and exact spot where it started. Residual fuel is mentioned. No injures, no leaks reported. As of 0500 UTC Nov 20, tanker was still berthed at Anchorage, with no tugs or fire boats nearby.
Oil/Chemical Tanker ATLANTIC LILY is currently located at ALASKA – Gulf of Alaska at position 61° 14′ 20.1″ N, 149° 53′ 23.6″ W as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-11-20 10:51 UTC (6 minutes ago)
The wind in this area at that time blows from West direction at force 8 Beaufort.
The vessel is currently at port ANCHORAGE, US after a voyage of 15 days, 4 hours originating from port ONSAN, KR.
ATLANTIC LILY (IMO: 9354894) is a Oil/Chemical Tanker that was built in 2008 (14 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Hong Kong.
It’s carrying capacity is 49999 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 11.6 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 183.21 meters and her width is 32 meters.
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Sources : Marine Traffic + Maritime Industries