Coast Guard continues response to container ship fire northeast of Bermuda

Coast Guard continues response to container ship fire northeast of Bermuda
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard continues coordinating response efforts to ensure the safety of the crew of a container ship approximately 1,015 miles northeast of Bermuda, Monday. Saturday evening, 11 non-essential crew members were evacuated from the Yantian Express to the tugboat Smit Nicobar and Sunday morning all remaining crew were evacuated to the Smit Nicobar. The Coast Guard is currently...

Coast Guard coordinates response to ship fire 860 miles northeast of Bermuda

Coast Guard coordinates response to ship fire 860 miles northeast of Bermuda
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is coordinating response efforts to ensure the safety of the crew of a container ship approximately 860 miles northeast of Bermuda, Friday. Coast Guard watchstanders with the First District Command Center in Boston received a report that there was a fire aboard the container ship Yantian Express, Thursday morning. They requested assistance through the Automated Mutual-Assistance...