Fire-fighters battle a blaze aboard a cargo ship in Algoa Bay

13 February 2017 - 12:43 By Gareth Wilson

Transnet tugs and fire-fighters are currently battling a blaze aboard a cargo ship that has anchored in Algoa Bay.

Smoke can be seen billowing from the ship
Smoke can be seen billowing from the ship
Image: Eugene Coetzee/HeraldLIVE

Smoke can be seen billowing from the ship with Transnet tug boats assisting.

Port Elizabeth Harbour Master‚ Captain Brynn Adamson‚ said: “We are still assessing the situation and are assisting where we can”.

Adamson said the vessel has 21 crew members. Non-essential personnel have been evacuated.

- TMG Digital/HeraldLIVE

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