(25-JUN)Another container ship MSC MESSINA reported a fire in the engine room in the Indian Ocean halfway between Sri Lanka and Malacca Strait. The ship is en route from Sri Lanka to Singapore: SL Navy
The vessel is 480Nautical miles away from Great Basses Reef Lighthouse. Furthermore, this is a container ship that ages 26 years. (Built-in 1995) The ship which sails under the flag of Liberia which means registered in that particular country contains a Carrying capacity of 4743TEU.
Meanwhile her current draft reports as 8.6m. Additionally, the Lengths overall and width can be depicted as 8.6m,37.1m respectively.
Finally, the vessel departed Colombo harbour on 23/06/2021 heading towards Singapore.
Name: MSC MESSINA
Vessel Type – Generic: Cargo
Vessel Type – Detailed: Container Ship
Call Sign: D5EF8
Flag: Liberia [LR]
Gross Tonnage: 60862
Summer DWT: 63014 t
Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 299.95 x 37.1 m