The Russian fishing trawler Ossora caught fire at Ship Repair Yard Dalzavod in Vladivostok. The accident happened last night after short circuit on the bridge, which caused flames in the superstructure of the vessel. The accident was reported to the local authorities and six fire trucks were dispatched at the scene. The flames were completely extinguished within 4 hours without causing injuries. The fire inspectors boarded the fishing trawler Ossora today to make special survey of the ship and to assess the damages. According to preliminary information, the bridge and part of the superstructure were seriously burned, but machinery and vessel’s hull were not affected.
The investigation for the root cause of the fire is under way. The source of the fire is not yet determined. There is no report about water pollution during the accident.
The fishing trawler Ossora (IMO: 8721856) has overall length of 53.70 m, moulded beam of 10.70 m and maximum draft of 3.50 m. The deadweight of the ship is 277 DWT and the gross tonnage is 833 GRT. The trawler was built in 1988 by Volgograd Shipbuilding in Russia. The owner and operator of the vessel Ossora is Akros Fishing.