All rights reserved. There was a disastrous fire on the Emma Maersk while she was being built. Posted in Accidents on Nov. 12, 2020 at 12:03. A welding job on the main deck, close to the end of working hours, led to a fire that totally destroyed the almost finished accommodation quarters and all the equipment in the wheelhouse. Møller Mærsk Group, och går i trafik för Maersk Line.Fartyget är byggt vid Lindövarvet i Odense och har fått sitt namn efter Arnold Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møllers avlidna hustru Emma och blev döpt den 12 augusti 2006 av Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla. Robert Allan LTD. Celebrates 90 Years Of Successful Business, Danaos a Big Winner as Containership Charter Rates Soar, IMO Charting Passage Plan for Reducing Shipping’s ‘Carbon Intensity’, Preliminary Report Sheds Light on Container Loss from APL England, Maersk Launceston Captain Arrested in Greece, Photos: Towering VB10000 Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site, Watch: Viral Video Shows Scary Moment a Lifeboat Suddenly Falls During a Drill, U.S. Coast Guard Conducts Simulated Rescue on Offshore Wind Turbine, Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video, ConocoPhillips Announces Significant Gas Discovery Offshore Norway, Midshipman Sydney Barber Breaks Barriers at United States Naval Academy, Eta Takes Aim at Florida’s Gulf Coast for Fourth Landfall. To view our website correctly you need an up to date browser. During construction of the mega ship's superstructure at Baltija Shipyard at Klaipeda, Lithuania, welding works caused a devastating fire in the accommodation quarters in the early days of June 2006. Remains of three out of four of the missing crew members found onboard Maersk Honam. Jun 7 UPDATE: Ship’s status didn’t change. The loss of a vessel this size would nearly be on par with losing an entire neighborhood of homes to flames. In June 2006, during construction, welding works caused a fire within her superstructure. After escaping near total destruction, made possible only by those brave individuals involved, the Emma Maersk reached total recovery in record time. UPDATE : 12th March 2018 – In a press release, Maersk Line has updated everyone on the situation on the Maersk Honam as below :. Only a vessel that goes from the brilliant and ground-breaking design and construction, to a threat of extinction, to a final feat of success, deserves such an award. Posted in Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko on Jun 06, 2020 at 05:51. Extinguishing a fire of this magnitude was only made capable by a group of local firefighters and crew trained to fight shipboard fires. The following are photos and video taken by the local fire brigade that fought the mighty Emma Maersk fire: Filed Under: Blog, Fire Incidents, Incidents, Interesting, Multimedia, Photo, Shipyard, Video Tagged With: Active Archive, containerships, Emma Maersk, Featured, fire, Fire Incidents, Interesting, largest ships, maersk, Marine Incidents, marine-firefighting, photos, Ships, Shipyard, video. She was to arrive at Newark on Jun 5, from Algeciras Spain. It spread rapidly through the accommodation section and bridge, which delayed her completion by six to seven weeks. Imagine now, this statistic in terms of Christmas presents. When such a vessel is engulfed by flames only to be saved, repaired, and finally commissioned, progress and dedication again lead the way to success. M/S Emma Mærsk var när hon byggdes världens största containerfartyg, tillsammans med sitt systerfartyg M/S Eugen Mærsk.Fartyget ägs av A.P. Moller, the parent company of Maersk Line, a single 20-foot vessel container on average can hold about 48,000 bananas. After a matter of weeks, of which the ship was also delayed, reconstruction was completed and Emma Maersk set sail on her maiden voyage. It is with deep sadness that we announce that the human remains of three of the four missing crew members after the fire aboard Maersk Honam have been found on … As of 0430 UTC Jun 7, ship is still disabled, drifting in northern direction. She was named on August 12, 2006. The inferno could be seen for miles. CG helicopter couldn’t make it both ways to medevac injured crew, so helicopter landed on Navy destroyer USS MAHAN, and took off from destroyer after approaching damaged LAURA MAERSK. As of 0600 UTC Jun 8, disabled LAURA MAERSK was still adrift, with tug ATLANTIC ENTERPRISE approaching her, tug is to be at her side today Jun 8.