M/V South Star 27,700 DWT on fire in Tonkin Bay

M/V South Star – 27,700 DWT built 1985 – has been severely damaged by an accommodation block fire in Vietnam, at anchorage in Tonkin Bay northeast of Haiphong. M/V South Star is owned by Tuan Huy Shipping. Severely damaged ship fire was extinguished after two hours and no injuries were reported.