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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Fire on board of passenger cargo vessel Harsha Vardhana


Fire erupted on board of passenger cargo vessel Harsha Vardhana on 1250 LT May 15 2012 in a cabin on passenger deck. Vessel is undergoing repairs at Kidderpore, India, there were some 60 workers, nobody was injured. Some 4 firefighting teams and a fire boat were engaged in fire fighting, fire was brought under control by 1330. Harsha Vardhana is one of the three vessels operating between Calcutta, Chennai and Visakhapatnam, and Port Blair of Andaman Islands. Passenger cargo vessel Harsha Vardhana IMO 7219026, dwt 5269, built 1974, flag Indian, owner SCI.