eBlue_economy_Wind turbines parts ignited in cargo hold of berthed freighter, Netherlands
Wind turbines parts ignited in cargo hold of berthed freighter, Netherlands
Fire erupted in the cargo hold of general cargo ship NOVA berthed at Eemshaven, Netherlands, in the afternoon of Jul 26.
The ship loaded with wind turbine parts, to get to the hotspot inside the cargo hold firefighters had to remove or relocate cargo on deck and in the hold.
Fire is said to be under control or extinguished, it started in one of the containers at hold bottom.
General Cargo NOVA is currently located at BSEA – Black Sea at position 45° 14′ 09.0″ N, 028° 45′ 16.3″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-07-26 19:16 UTC (2 minutes ago)
The wind in this area at that time blows from Southeast direction at force 4 Beaufort.
Heading to IZMAIL, UA with reported Estimated Time of Arrival at 2022-07-23 17:00 LT (UTC +3) local time (3 days, 5 hours ago)
NOVA (IMO: 8903038) is a General Cargo that was built in 1991 (31 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Malta.
Its carrying capacity is 3650 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 3 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 99.68 meters and her width is 12.5 meters.
Sources: Marine Traffic +Maritime Accident
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