The 145,528-DWT containership Alula, managed by United Arab Shipping (UASC), has reportedly caught fire in Waltershofer Hafen, Hamburg.

Preliminary investigation shows that the fire erupted in container or containers on board of the vessel early this morning. Firefighting teams reached the scene at 3:30 a.m. local time and managed to put the fire under control.

Alula (IMO 9525883) was built in 2012. The Malta-flagged vessel has a capacity for 13,100 TEUs.

Current position of Alula

Alula (IMO 9525883)

Photo: Buggi Porschien