Repairs of fire damage in Tuzla
Upon completion of cooling operations, a class surveyor and flag state inspector attended on board the 'Kuzey Ekim' and carried out the fire damage survey. The vessel made cargo discharge operation at Antalya. Subsequently, a single voyage permission in ballast condition was issued from Antalya to a Tuzla shipyard for repairs. The vessel sailed under its own power from Antalya on Aug 29 and arrived at the Tuzla shipyard area anchorage on Aug 31. Permanent repairs will start with shore based support as regardsthe class surveyor's recommendations.
Funnel fire in Antalya
The 'Kuzey Ekim', en route from Aliaga to Antalya, suffered a fire in its funnel, in way of engine room connection, at Antalya anchorage in position 36° 47' 29.8" N, 030° 35' 43.5" E in the morning of Aug 26, 2022. The port tug 'Bozcay III' attended to provide assistance. An initial fire-fighting operation was made by the crew, and the fire was controlled. The extinguishing and cooling operations were being carried out by the crew. The Harbour Master has placed an incident investigation file.
Fire on Board
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