MSC Flaminia fire claimed one more life

Oct 9: MSC Flaminia fire claimed one more life raising death toll to three – a Filipino crew member died on Oct 7 in hospital in Portugal from severe burns he suffered in a fire. An official statement:
During the fire on board of MSC FLAMINIA the 41 - year - old received heavy burns which have been medicated in a specialty hospital for burn wounds in Portugal.
As for the rest, there are absolutely no news except that the AIS being switched off around Oct 2. Vessel may be moved to other place or there is just no need in AIS signal any more, as it was officially announced that MSC Flaminia may be dismantled. No news from cargo owners also, so generally it’s unknown whether all the containers were offloaded and handed over to owners, or offloading still under way, or whatever.

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