A fire-assaulted German-possessed freight vessel has been towed to port in the western Swedish city of Goteborg following seven days in length blast that broke out on the North Sea when its wood freight burst into flames
HELSINKI – – A fire-assaulted German-possessed freight vessel was towed to port in the western Swedish city of Goteborg on Saturday after a weeklong blast that broke out on the North Sea when the boat’s wood freight burst into flames.
The Liberia-hailed Almirante Storni, worked in 2012, was towed to Goteborg early Saturday by pilot and towing boats under the observation of the Swedish Coast Guard, authorities said.
The vessel gave a trouble approach Dec. 4 after its wood freight burst into flames and keeping in mind that the actual vessel wasn’t consuming Swedish authorities said consuming lumber was hard to quench out adrift. Boats from Denmark and Norway helped in the work to extinguish the fire this week.
The vessel, purportedly on the way to Alexandria, Egypt, was moored off the island of Vinga near Goteborg this prior week being taken into port on Saturday.
The boat, claimed by the Hamburg, Germany-based delivery organization NSC, is presently being inspected by specialists who said its lumber freight is as yet hot and not completely contained.
“It looks great at this point. The underlying fire was smothered reasonably quickly however the freight continued to consume at full power and we couldn’t put that fire out with our water guns,” Jonas Grevstad, Swedish Coast Guard representative, told the Swedish public telecaster SVT
Swedish news organization TT said Almirante Storni’s 17-in number team stays on board the vessel alongside salvage and firemen who are presently attempting to empty the boat’s smoke-filled lumber freight.
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