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Fire on board of Turkish ship, Azov sea, Russia

Russian media reported that a fire broke out in the superstructure of one of the cargo ships anchored off Temryuk Port, Russia, Azoa sea. The ship is said to be Turkish, she doesn’t require assistance, assuring authorities that the crew will extinguish a fire by its own means. The ship’s name wasn’t revealed, but according to the photo and AIS map, it’s a Turkish freighter AKUA. She left Temryuk port on May 8 and anchored on Temryuk anchorage, she’s bound for Karasu Turkey. AIS signal missing during last 4 hours as of 1200 UTC May 10Fire on board of Turkish ship, Azov sea, Russia

The current position of AKUA is at Azov Sea (coordinates 45.34993 N / 37.3328 E) reported 7 hours ago by AIS. The vessel is en route to the port of Karasu, Turkey, and is expected to arrive there on May 11, 11:00.

The vessel AKUA (IMO: 8826369, MMSI 577547000) is a General Cargo Ship built in 1989 (33 years old) and currently sailing under the flag of Vanuatu.

ETA: May 11, 11:00
Predicted ETA
Distance / Time
Course / Speed 106.5° / 0.0 kn
Current draught 4.2 m
Navigation Status At anchor
Position received 7 hours ago
IMO / MMSI 8826369 / 577547000
Callsign YJXG4
Flag Vanuatu
Length / Beam 116 / 13 m

Temryuk Anch., Russia

ATA: May 7, 22:57 UT

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Sources: Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko +Vessel Finder

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