No injuries and no pollution were reported following a recent fire aboard the Seafarers-crewed President Eisenhower (APL Marine Services) on the West Coast.
The SIU represents steward department mariners aboard the vessel.
APL’s parent company, CMA CGM, issued this statement:
“On April 28, a fire occurred onboard the M/V President Eisenhower while she was transiting the Santa Barbara Channel. Thanks to the crew’s rapid response, the fire was extinguished. There are no reported injuries or pollution. We thank the U.S. Coast Guard for their prompt assistance. The incident is under investigation, and we are working closely with the appropriate authorities.”