Fishing Vessel PILENGA 2 On Fire In Busan (Video)

Fire erupted on board of Russian fish factory PILENGA 2, this ship was docked in Busan port, South Korea, according with local sources on June 20 2017  during welding works in control room, the fire started. According to crew members, firefighters were late, furthermore the uncontrolled fire engulfed the room which burned out. According to owner, Korean company contracted for repairs commenced wielding works without notifying the crew, Korean company is to compensate all losses inflicted by fire.

Video from the fire:

Some technical details about the PILENGA 2:

IMO:  9120310

MMSI:  273896300

Call Sign:  UCVG

Flag:  Russia [RU]

AIS Vessel Type:  Fishing

Gross Tonnage:  4407

Deadweight:  1810 t

Length Overall x Breadth Extreme:  104.5m × 16.03m

Year Built:  1995

Status:  Active

Position Received:  2 minutes ago (2017-06-22 01:46 (UTC))

Vessel’s Local Time:  2017-06-22 10:46 (UTC +9)

Area:  NCHINA – North China

Latitude / Longitude:  35.05176° / 129.0006°

Status: Burned

Home port: NEVELSK