Five Oceans Salvage, SMIT Salvage Hired to Help MV "Hansa Brandenburg"

By Vessels

Shipmanagement Company Leonhardt & Blumberg informed that they have hired Five Oceans Salvage LTD & SMIT Salvage BV to help the container ship Hansa Brandenburg.

There is a fire on board and currently is drifting 200 nautical miles northeast of Mauritius. The Mauritian Coast Guard is close to Hansa Brandenburg. The tug Coral Sea Flos is heading the adrift ship.

Crew members of "Hansa Brandenburg" did everything possible to fight the fire on the ship but without success and had to leave. They were rescued by the vessel "Donau Trader". Representatives of Leonhardt & Blumberg have arrived in Port Louis and have attended to the crew who are all in a good health.

The company Leonhardt & Blumberg announced:
"The exact cause of the incident is yet unknown. A full investigation will be conducted,"