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Chinese jigger heading for South Atlantic catches fire in Montevideo port

Monday, January 4th 2016 - 07:39 UTC
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A Chinese jigger flying a convenience flag and ready to leave Montevideo for the South Atlantic fully provisioned suffered a serious fire which apparently started in the engine room and rapidly spread to the rest of the vessel. Read full article


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  • falklandlad

    Proper (and enhanced) port state control (in Uruguay) would likely de-risk these types of incidents from seasonally occuring, both in Uruguay and the wider south-west Atlantic ocean.

    Jan 04th, 2016 - 11:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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