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Fire aboard APL Le Havre in India

Photo: PRO Defence Gujarat

A container ship carrying Singapore flag with 26 crew members onboard was escorted to Mundra port after it caught fire off the Gujarat coast, a defence release said on Saturday, Aug. 10.

The fire was brought under control, all crew members were safe and the ship’s “stability was intact”, it added.

MV APL LE HARVE with 26 crew members had left Karachi harbour and was on way to Nhava Sheva near Mumbai when it reported fire about 40 nautical miles south-west of Porbandar on Gujarat coast about 7.15 pm Friday, the release stated.

Read more on The New Indian Express.

 

PRO Defence Gujarat made several tweets about the situation:

 

 

Source: The New Indian Express

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