The container caught fire after an explosion in the cargo hold of container ship MORNING VINAFCO, docked at Ben Nghe, Ho Chin Minh, Vietnam, in the afternoon Sep 4. explosion and ensuing fire were probably, caused by sparks from welding works carried out in the vicinity of the container. The fire was extinguished in about half an hour by firefighting teams, which arrived at the scene shortly after the fire alert. No injures were reported.
The vessel is currently at port HO CHI MINH, VN after a voyage of 3 days, 15 hours originating from port HAI PHONG, VN.
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