Ro-ro operator Grimaldi is calling for tighter controls on goods travelling by sea following a second containership fire in as many months.
The 1998-built Grande Europa was hit by a double blaze on Wednesday night, the first breaking out at 12.15am and a second, several decks below, at 4am.
Fortunately, the 25-strong crew were able to extinguish the first fire and bring the second under control, although 15 crew members were evacuated …
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