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#MV Alta

# mv-alta - Friday 30 April, 2021

Gardaí launch investigation into cause of fire on MV Alta 'ghost ship'
# Ghost Ship Fire
# Ghost Ship Fire

Gardaí launch investigation into cause of fire on MV Alta 'ghost ship'

Apr 30th 2021, 5:43 PM 16,658 Views 0 Comments

The fire broke out on Thursday evening and now gardaí believe it was started intentionally.

# mv-alta - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Firefighters substantially extinguish blaze aboard wreck of 'ghost ship' MV Alta
# Ghost Ship
# Ghost Ship

Firefighters substantially extinguish blaze aboard wreck of 'ghost ship' MV Alta

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 10:50 PM 42,405 Views 22 Comments
  • The MV Alta is slowly being ripped apart by waves on rocks off the east Cork coast.
  • Smoke was reported coming from the wreck's bridge earlier today.

# mv-alta - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

MV Alta ghost ship may have been undetected in Irish waters for over a month, marine investigation finds
# Cork
# Cork

MV Alta ghost ship may have been undetected in Irish waters for over a month, marine investigation finds

Mar 3rd 2021, 2:41 PM 22,072 Views 17 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis in February 2020.

# mv-alta - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Public asked to stay away from Cork ghost ship as 'hazardous materials' analysed
# MV Alta
# MV Alta

Public asked to stay away from Cork ghost ship as 'hazardous materials' analysed

Feb 16th 2021, 2:55 PM 27,163 Views 19 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork a year ago today during Storm Denis.

# mv-alta - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Cork Council warns ghost ship could 'break apart' and seeks State solution for shipwreck
# MV Alta
# MV Alta

Cork Council warns ghost ship could 'break apart' and seeks State solution for shipwreck

Dec 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 45,033 Views 29 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis in February.

# mv-alta - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Coast Guard warned ghost ship could be 'pilfered' and urged Council to provide security
# MV Alta
# MV Alta

Coast Guard warned ghost ship could be 'pilfered' and urged Council to provide security

Mar 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 62,269 Views 41 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis last month.

# mv-alta - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Council asks public to stay away as ghost ship on Cork coast 'now essentially empty'
# MV Alta
# MV Alta

Council asks public to stay away as ghost ship on Cork coast 'now essentially empty'

Feb 26th 2020, 9:22 PM 28,936 Views 24 Comments

Dozens of barrels of oil were removed by helicopter from the MV Alta.

# mv-alta - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'Very little fuel' on board shipwreck that washed ashore in Cork
# MV Alta
# MV Alta

'Very little fuel' on board shipwreck that washed ashore in Cork

Feb 19th 2020, 4:44 PM 22,064 Views 31 Comments

No final decisions have yet been taken about the future of the vessel.

# mv-alta - Monday 17 February, 2020

From Bermuda to Ballycotton: The long and lonely Atlantic journey of 'ghost ship' the MV Alta
# Alone At Sea
# Alone At Sea

From Bermuda to Ballycotton: The long and lonely Atlantic journey of 'ghost ship' the MV Alta

Feb 17th 2020, 3:06 PM 39,453 Views 25 Comments

The ship was abandoned some 16 months ago as tropical storm Leslie approached Bermuda.