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Fire erupts at cargo ship; Cargo ship aground on river Don, Russia

Fire erupts at cargo ship
July 28, 2018

KARACHI - Fire erupted at cargo ship at Karachi Port gutted dozens of recondition cars and other valuables here on Friday.

According to the details, incident of fire occurred at a cargo ship hanger at Karachi Port and torched the area where imported cars were placed. Rescuers of concern fire extinguishing departments rushed to the spot as being informed and participated in extinguishing operation and managed to douse the fire. Along with the other fire extinguishing forces Pakistan Navy participated in operation.

The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained. Sources said that the dozens of recondition cars were gutted following the fire while staffer preset on the ship remains safe and rescuers managed to extinguished the fire after the efforts of three hours.

Cargo ship aground on river Don, Russia

General cargo ship LAVR ran aground in river Don estuary while proceeding downstream to Azov sea, at 2325 Moscow time Jul 26. Vessel is en route from Rostov-on-Don to Poti, Georgia, with cargo of coke. As of 1500 Moscow time Jul 27, she was still aground, with tug at her side. No damages, no leak reported.
General cargo ship LAVR, IMO 9151096, dwt 4400, built 1996, flag Belize, manager Rosshipcom JSC, Rostov