M/V HYUNDAI FORTUNE

The M/V HYUNDAI FORTUNE  suffered a cargo explosion and  fire at sea on March 21, 2006 in the Gulf of Aden.

 

The M/V HYUNDAI FORTUNE  on  fire at sea on March 21, 2006 in the Gulf of Aden.

 

The M/V HYUNDAI FORTUNE on the port side aft of the accommodation after the initial explosion. Note the large hole

 

 

 

The M/V HYUNDAI FORTUNE on the starboard side aft of the accommodation after the initial explosion. The stacks of burning containers on the stern of Hold 8 and near the accommodation of Hold 7 remain on board and upright.  Note the  burning container on the smoke stack.

 

 

 


Some of the many containers and cargo blown overboard from the M/V HYUNDAI FORTUNE.

 


 

 

The aft of the M/V HYUNDAI FORTUNE ablaze. The orange flames and black smoke indicates carbon based fuels burning, while the lighter gray color is steam.