Fire onboard MSC Messina 480 Nautical Miles from Great Basses Reef

Fire onboard MSC Messina 480 Nautical Miles from Great Basses Reef

Fire onboard MSC Messina 480 Nautical Miles from Great Basses Reef

Written by Zulfick Farzan

25 Jun, 2021 | 1:06 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); A fire is reported in the engine room of the MSC Messina, a container ship, some 480 nautical miles away from the Great Basses Reef Lighthouse, said the Sri Lanka Navy on Friday (25).

What kind of ship is this?

MSC MESSINA (IMO: 9074042) is a Container Ship that was built in 1995 (26 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Liberia. It’s carrying capacity is 4743 TEU and her current draught is reported to be 8.6 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 299.95 meters and her width is 37.1 meters.

Where is this vessel going to?

The vessel departed from COLOMBO, LK on 2021-06-23 16:25 LT (UTC +5.5) and is currently sailing at 18.8 knots with Southeast direction heading to SINGAPORE, SG.

IMO: 9074042
Name: MSC MESSINA
Vessel Type – Generic: Cargo
Vessel Type – Detailed: Container Ship
Status: Active
MMSI: 636016066
Call Sign: D5EF8
Flag: Liberia [LR]
Gross Tonnage: 60862
Summer DWT: 63014 t
Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 299.95 x 37.1 m
Year Built: 1995
Home Port: MONROVIA

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