General cargo vessel VTB 36 fire, Vung Tau

General cargo vessel VTB 36 caught fire at night Dec 9 on Thi Vai river, upstream from Vung Tau, fire started at around 2300 LT in superstructure. Vessel loaded with 4630 tons of maize was en route from Cai Mep to Qui Nhon. Fire was extinguished during the night Dec 10 by HAIVANSHIP's tugboats , 16 crews were evacuated. During the day Dec 10 vessel was towed to Vung Tau. 


Tugboats Sea Tiger and Kasuga are pumping water and attack the flames.


Source: HAIVANSHIP