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M/V Honor Cargo Fire Update #10 (Final Update)

March 7, 2017

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier’s (ARC) M/V Honor sailed today from Southampton, U.K.

M/V Honor’s expected discharge port dates are as follows: Baltimore on 18-19 March; Charleston on 21 March; Brunswick on 22 March; and Galveston on 27 March. Any future changes to M/V Honor’s schedule can be found online here: www.ARCshipping.com/schedule.

ARC would like to express its appreciation for the assistance of the authorities and the swift, professional actions of our crew in this situation.


M/V Honor Cargo Fire Update #9

March 6, 2017

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier’s (ARC) M/V Honor was given permission today by the authorities to sail from the U.K. The ship will depart on Tuesday, March 7.

ARC would like to express its appreciation for the assistance of the authorities and the swift, professional actions of our crew in this situation.

There was a fire on board M/V Honor on the morning of February 24 after departure from Southampton, U.K. The fire is out, there were no injuries to the crew, and the ship is operating under its own power. ARC has made all the proper notifications to the relevant authorities and will have further updates as the situation evolves. The current focus is on making sure the ship and crew are safe and on investigating the cause of incident.


M/V Honor Cargo Fire Update #8

March 4, 2017

The fire inspection and inspection of cargo on all decks of American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier’s (ARC) M/V Honor was completed today. ARC is working with the authorities in hopes of being given permission next week for M/V Honor to sail from the U.K.

ARC would like to express its appreciation for the assistance of the authorities and the swift, professional actions of our crew in this situation.

There was a fire on board M/V Honor on the morning of February 24 after departure from Southampton, U.K. The fire is out, there were no injuries to the crew, and the ship is operating under its own power. ARC has made all the proper notifications to the relevant authorities and will have further updates as the situation evolves. The current focus is on making sure the ship and crew are safe and on investigating the cause of incident.


M/V Honor Cargo Fire Update #7

March 3, 2017

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC)’s M/V Honor finished its initial inspection by the authorities at the pier in Southampton, U.K. ARC hopes to be given permission next week by the authorities for M/V Honor to sail from the U.K.

Inspections of cargo on the unaffected decks (decks 4 – 12) were conducted today and will conclude on Saturday, March 4. A fire inspection on the impacted decks (decks 1 – 3) began today and a cargo inspection on those decks will be conducted on Saturday, March 4.

ARC would like to express its appreciation for the assistance of the authorities and the swift, professional actions of our crew in this situation.

There was a fire on board M/V Honor on the morning of February 24 after departure from Southampton, U.K. The fire is out, there were no injuries to the crew, and the ship is operating under its own power. ARC has made all the proper notifications to the relevant authorities and will have further updates as the situation evolves. The current focus is on making sure the ship and crew are safe and on investigating the cause of incident.


M/V Honor Cargo Fire Update #6

March 2, 2017

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC)’s M/V Honor continues to undergo inspection by the authorities at the pier in Southampton, U.K.

Inspections of cargo on the unaffected decks (decks 4 – 12) will begin on Friday morning, March 3. Any possible cargo damage on the impacted decks (decks 1 – 3) will not be assessed until the authorities complete their investigation.

ARC would like to express its appreciation for the assistance of the British authorities and the swift, professional actions of our crew in this situation.

There was a fire on board M/V Honor on the morning of February 24 after departure from Southampton, UK. The fire is out, there were no injuries to the crew, and the ship is operating under its own power. ARC has made all the proper notifications to the relevant authorities and will have further updates as the situation evolves. The current focus is on making sure the ship and crew are safe and on investigating the cause of incident.


M/V Honor Cargo Fire Update #5

March 1, 2017

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC)’s M/V Honor returned to the pier in Southampton, U.K. this morning after successful ventilation of the ship. An inspection of the vessel by the authorities has begun.

Any possible cargo damage will not be assessed until the authorities grant permission to access the impacted spaces after completion of the vessel inspection. Permission for cargo assessments is not expected to be granted until the end of the week.

ARC would like to express its appreciation for the assistance of the British authorities and the swift, professional actions of our crew in this situation.

There was a fire on board M/V Honor on the morning of February 24 after departure from Southampton, UK. The fire is out, there were no injuries to the crew, and the ship is operating under its own power. ARC has made all the proper notifications to the relevant authorities and will have further updates as the situation evolves. The current focus is on making sure the ship and crew are safe and on investigating the cause of incident.


M/V Honor Cargo Fire Update #4

February 28, 2017

The ventilation plan for American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC)’s M/V Honor has been approved by the appropriate authorities for implementation.

Upon completion, M/V Honor will return to the pier in Southampton, U.K. and an inspection of the vessel will begin. Any possible cargo damage will not be assessed until the authorities grant permission to access the impacted spaces after completion of the vessel inspection.

ARC would like to express its appreciation for the assistance of the British authorities and the swift, professional actions of our crew in this situation.

There was a fire on board M/V Honor on the morning of February 24 after departure from Southampton, UK. The fire is out, there were no injuries to the crew, and the ship is operating under its own power. ARC has made all the proper notifications to the relevant authorities and will have further updates as the situation evolves. The current focus is on making sure the ship and crew are safe and on investigating the cause of incident.


M/V Honor Cargo Fire Update #3

February 27, 2017

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC)’s M/V Honor shifted overnight to anchorage near Southampton in anticipation of ventilating the cargo holds.

In consultation with the appropriate authorities, a ventilation plan is being developed for approval and implementation. Any possible cargo damage or vessel damage will not be assessed until the authorities grant permission to access the impacted spaces. Permission is not expected to be granted until the middle of the week.

ARC would like to express its appreciation for the assistance of the British authorities and the swift, professional actions of our crew in this situation.

There was a fire on board M/V Honor on the morning of February 24 after departure from Southampton, UK. The fire is out, there were no injuries to the crew, and the ship is operating under its own power. ARC has made all the proper notifications to the relevant authorities and will have further updates as the situation evolves. The current focus is on making sure the ship and crew are safe and on investigating the cause of incident.


M/V Honor Cargo Fire Update #2

February 26, 2017

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC)’s M/V Honor refilled its CO2 system and plans to proceed to anchorage early on Monday morning, February 27.

In consultation with the appropriate authorities, a ventilation plan is being developed for approval and implementation. Any possible cargo damage or vessel damage will not be assessed until the authorities grant permission to access the impacted spaces. Permission is not expected to be granted until the middle of the week, at the earliest.

ARC would like to express its appreciation for the assistance of the British authorities and the swift, professional actions of our crew in this situation.

There was a fire on board M/V Honor on the morning of February 24 after departure from Southampton, UK. The fire is out, there were no injuries to the crew, and the ship is operating under its own power. ARC has made all the proper notifications to the relevant authorities and will have further updates as the situation evolves. The current focus is on making sure the ship and crew are safe and on investigating the cause of incident.


M/V Honor Cargo Fire Update #1

February 25, 2017

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC)’s M/V Honor was safely berthed at the Port of Southampton on the afternoon of Friday, February 24. The cargo fire is out, but the impacted and sealed cargo holds have not been opened. The ship is refilling its CO2 system in advance of opening the sealed cargo hold. Any possible cargo damage or vessel damage will not be assessed until the authorities grant permission to access the impacted spaces; that permission may not be granted for a few days.

ARC would like to express its appreciation for the assistance of the British authorities and the swift, professional actions of our crew in this situation.

There was a fire on board M/V Honor on the morning of February 24 after departure from Southampton, UK. There was no injury to the crew and the ship is operating under its own power. ARC has made all the proper notifications to the relevant authorities and will have further updates as the situation evolves. The current focus is on making sure the ship and crew are safe and on investigating the cause of incident.


M/V HONOR Fire at Sea

February 24, 2017

A fire broke out on board American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC)’s M/V HONOR this morning at approximately 04:00 am CET after departing the port of Southampton, UK. The fire has been extinguished, but the impacted and now-sealed cargo hold has not been inspected.

There was no injury to the crew. Under her own power, the ship is currently making her way back to Southampton where the situation, including any damage to the ship and cargo, will be further assessed.

ARC has made all the proper notifications to the relevant authorities and will provide further updates as additional information becomes known.

For further media inquiries, please contact Charles Diorio at 201/419-8348.

About ARC
ARC is the largest U.S.-flag roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro) carrier, and the third largest U.S.-flag carrier operating in international trade. The company provides American-owned, managed, and crewed Ro-Ro shipping and intermodal services committed to the requirements of the Department of Defense, other U.S. government departments and agencies, and commercial customers.

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