Fire reported on Portuguese containership BUXCLIFF

The Portuguese containership Buxcliff (IMO: 9221815) suffered a fire in its engine room on the 6th of March and was disabled and started to drift. The crew was successfully able to extinguish the fire, fix the damages, and successfully restart the engine by the 9th of March.

Buxcliff was traveling from the USA to Le Havre, France with an ETA of March 10. This incident has pushed the ETA further by approximately 3 to 5 days as it has resumed sailing, at a reduced speed of about 14-15 knots.

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