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Photographer:apurva jadeja [View profile]Title:HYUNDAI FORTUNEAdded:Mar 25, 2006
Location:Aden, Yemen
Photo Category: Casualties
Vessel M/V HYUNDAI FORTUNE Voy-333W, which is a container ship was flamed Astern with fire at the aft part of the vessel. According to sources, this unfortunate incident took place on 21/March, 2006 at 120 miles East of Aden and 60 miles off shore. A Dutch navy ship lead the fire fighting campaign. The cause of the fire as the press stated was due to electrical short circuit and flammable firecrackers that was stuffed in the containers near by. The Master and the Chief Engineer remained on board the vessel. After controlling the fire 19 crew members including the 3rd officer were rescued by Yemeni Coast Guard and taken to Aden Port in Yemen

Yesterday Salvage Tug left the Port of Aden towards the ruined ship to tow it to the port of Aden outer harbor anchorage. Please find the pictures attached regarding the Hyundai Fortune Voy-333W on fire in the Gulf of Aden
Vessel Identification
Name:Msc Fortunate
Former name(s):
- Fortune (Until 2009 Mar)
- Hyundai Fortune (Until 2006 Jun)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:64,054 tons
Summer DWT:68,363 tons

Additional Information
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:1996
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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apurva jadeja on Mar 26, 2006 01:21 (12 years ago)
thank you sir,
apurva jadeja on Mar 26, 2006 01:08 (12 years ago)
i think its blown off container which has landed near funnel,
Mike Cornwall on Mar 26, 2006 00:32 (12 years ago)
It is hard to comprehend the total devastation shown in there three photos.

Am I mistaken, or is that a container draped over the funnel.
Unbeleivable if it is.

Thanks for posting these.

Rogério Cordeiro on Mar 25, 2006 14:52 (12 years ago)
Amazing view!.....but it´s a very bad view too! :cry:
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