Destroyer alight

Damage thought to be minimal.

Russian Destroyer Catches Fire During Repairs

On Friday, the anti-submarine destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov caught fire while undergoing repairs at the Port of Vladivostok.

The fire began in the vessel’s engine room, according to local emergency response officials, and a preliminary investigation suggests that it started in insulation or cladding during welding work. A spokesman for Far East Center for Shipbuilding and Ship Repair (DTSS) told RIA Novosti that the blaze was contained to a small number of compartments. All 106 personnel on board were evacuated, no injuries were reported and the damage was reportedly minor.

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Source: maritime-executive.com

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