Indonesian cargo ship catches fire at Haiphong port

(VOV) -An Indonesian cargo ship Cosmic 9 suddenly erupted in flames, disabling the ship, after docking at Thuong Ly General Oil Depot, Cam River, Haiphong city at 3.40am on November 8.

The 16-crew member ship, transporting asphalt, was waiting for port procedures at the time of the incident.

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A fire engine, local firefighters and 20 other soldiers were called in to put out the blaze, which took hours to get under control. There are no reports of injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.