Two people have stayed at Langenes during the evening and night in an attempt to rescue the vessel. At 4 o’clock on Wednesday, HRS announces that the coast guard vessel Sortland has begun to tow the fishing trawler to land.
– The situation on board is under control. HRS Sør-Norge thank everyone who contributed to good efforts, they write on Twitter.
No person was injured in the fire.
The trawler belongs to Engenes Fiskeriselskap. According to the marine fishing industry, Fishing Boat is 56 meters long, 12 meters wide and was built in Ålesund in 1986. According to Stavanger Aftenblad, the trawler has recently been in a workshop for three weeks.