The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) will send a support ship to a vessel that was “engulfed” by a fire earlier this week and is currently in the Southern Ocean with a storm approaching.
- A storm is fast approaching the fire-damaged MPV Everest vessel, which is currently in the Southern Ocean
- The Australian Antarctic Division will deploy a support ship to aid the crew
- None of the 109 people among the expedition party and crew were injured in the incident
MPV Everest has continued to travel north using its starboard engine room, after a fire broke out on Monday in the port engine room and destroyed two inflatable rubber boats stored on the deck.
The AAD said none of the 109 people among the expedition party and crew were…