A Hafnia-owned product tanker has suffered an engine room fire off the coast of the Netherlands, it has been confirmed.

The incident occurred aboard the 49,478-dwt Hafnia Tanzanite (built 2016) early on Monday morning, according to a statement from the Dutch coastguard.

At the time, the Marshall Islands-flagged vessels was sailing approximately 40 nautical miles (74 km) west of Scheveningen.