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Drunk captain arrested in Kingston upon Hull
On March 18, 2018, at 10.10 p.m. the captain of the "RMS Wanheim" was arrested by the Humberside Police for being drunk and for assaulting a member of his crew. Officers on scene reported all the crew members being drunk and fighting. A replacement captain arrived on March to take over the vessel which was alongside at King George Dock at Hull. On March 20 at 7 a.m. it left port, bound to Gunness.
Fire under control
The fire aboard the "RMS Wanheim" broke out during welding works about the ship in the afternoon of Feb 13 at the Emder Werft und Dockbetriebe GmbH. Wood and plastic caught fire. 55 fire fighters were on Scene to tackle the blaze which was soon brought under control. They were able to protect a tank with 40 cbm diesel fuel. Small amounts of oul leaked into the harbour basin. German report with photo: http://www.oz-online.de/-news/artikel/120576/Schweissarbeiten-loesten-Feuer-im-Hafen-aus
Fire in drydock
On Feb 13, 2014, a large scale fire broke out aboard the "RMS Wanheim" in the drydock of the Werft- und Dockbetriebe (Yard and Dock Company) in Emden. The fire was accompanied by dense smoke. The fire rescue was on scene with several units. The ship had been drydocked on Feb 10, having come from Vysotsk. German report with photo: http://www.oz-online.de/-news/artikel/120576/Grossbrand-im-Emder-HafenUpload News