On October 7, at 5-14, a distress signal was received on the VHF that a fire in the engine room aboard the ship "Containerships VII". The vessel was in the Gulf of Finland in coordinates. Communication with the emergency vessel on VHF was established. A vessel flying the flag of Finland, followed from the port of Kronstadt to the port of
Helsinki. The duty-dispatching forces of the interacting organizations were notified: the Baltic branch of the FSS MSS Rosmorrechflot, the KO of the FSB, the LenVMB, the IGPK of the Ust-Luga port, the dispatching service of Rosnefteflot JSC in the port of Ust-Luga, the TsUKS of the NWTC of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. The ship "Eira" and the icebreaker "Ilya Muromets" were sent to the emergency ship for rendering the necessary assistance. At 6:18, information was received from the captain of the Containerships VII that the fire had been eliminated by the crew, and the ship anchored to find out the cause of the fire and determine the possibility of further follow-up. No victims, injured or pollution of the environment and the ship does not need help as reported.