Fertilizer Fire Leaves Bulker Adrift

Fertilizer Fire Leaves Bulker Adrift
Over the weekend, a chemical fire broke out in one cargo hold of the bulker Cheshire at a position off the Canary Islands. The Cheshire is loaded with ammonium nitrate-based fertilizer, and her operator said that temperatures in the hold rose enough to damage the hatch cover.  On ... read more
Source: Maritime ExecutivePublished on 2017-08-16