Monday, 5 July 2010

Yeoman Bontrup ship fire news

Not a lot to report today, the fire is out but the vessel remains on the berth at Glensanda on Lock Linnhe. The tug Svitzer Musselwick is still at the scene as is the Coast Guard tug Anglian Soveriegn, i think these 2 vessels were on hand to help fight the fire. There were a number of large explosions heard locally and it is thought that these were due to gas bottles exploding onboard. It was declared yesterday that there was no pollution from the fire and that the ships fuel tanks have remained intact. The emergency services have remained on scene and continue to damp down the ship.

The image here is a screen shot from showing the Yeomans position and the other vessels involved.

Name: Yeoman Bontrup
MMSI: 308918000 [BS]
IMO: 8912297
Callsign: C6JQ9
Speed/Dir: 0 kts / 182° S
Status: Moored
Dest: Glensanda.Uk
ETA: Jul01 21:00
Type: Cargo (70)
Details: Self-Discharging Bulk Carrier
Size: 249m x 38m x 9m
Tonnage: 55695gt, 96772dwt
Built: Jan 1991

Name: Svitzer Musselwick
MMSI: 235063852 [UK]
IMO: 9412385
Callsign: 2AXZ7
Speed/Dir: 0 kts / 17° NNE
Status: Moored
Dest: Milford Haven
ETA: Feb19 06:00
Type: Tug (52)
Details: Tug
Size: 34m x 18m x 5.1m
Tonnage: 490gt
Built: 2008

Name: Anglian Sovereign
MMSI: 235607000 [UK]
IMO: 9262742
Callsign: VQGD6
Speed/Dir: 0 kts / 290° WNW
Status: Underway
Dest: Coastguard Patrol
ETA: May05 09:00
Type: SAR (51)
Details: Offshore Tug / Supply Ship
Size: 67m x 15m x 6.6m
Tonnage: 2263gt, 1800dwt
Built: May 2003

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