MOSCOW — Russia’s emergencies ministry mentioned a fireplace broke out on a nuclear-powered container ship and icebreaker within the northern port of Murmansk however was shortly extinguished.
The ministry mentioned in statements on Telegram that the hearth occurred late Sunday in a cabin of the Sevmorput vessel and unfold to about 30 sq. meters (300 sq. toes). The hearth was put out about an hour after the preliminary report and there have been no accidents, it added. The assertion didn’t disclose what prompted the hearth or how shut it was to the ship’s reactor.
The 260-meter (830-foot) Sevmorput is the one nuclear cargo ship in service.