OT:"Felicity Ace" ship on fire

A cargo ship is on fire in the Atlantic. The ship is carrying automobiles from Germany to the US. Current reports are the crew has been evacuated. VWs and Porsches are among the makes of cars in the cargo hold, where the fire reportedly started.


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And our burning ship expert is sitting snug at home, instead of dangling at the end of a cable.



Useful presentation on YouTube that adds some detail of the Felicity Ace story. Touches on the possibilities of fire source might be lithium batteries. If so, the difficulty of fighting the fire, saving the ship.

15 minutes.

What is Going on With Shipping? w/Sal Mercogliano

Car Carrier Felicity Ace, Volkswagens and Porsches on Fire in the Atlantic Ocean off the Azores

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