Issued on 8 Jun 20
Container ship LAURA MAERSK suffered an explosion in engine room, which injured one crew and disabled the ship, late Jun 4 in North Atlantic, SE of Newark, USA.
Per various media information, the "LAURA MAERSK" container ship departed from the port of Algeciras in Spain to Newark and was located approximately 275 miles off the coast of Ocean City, North Carolina. On the way, an explosion occurred in the cabin!
The extent of damage to the ship, whether it caused a loss of cargo, and the delay of the ship's schedule is unclear