Luxury yacht devastated by major fire, Cannes

Fire broke out on board of a luxury yacht LALIBELA, docked at Golfe-Juan, Cannes area, France, during the night Oct 12 – 13. Fire was a major one, several fire engines were deployed, 2 firefighters were slightly injured, and by afternoon Oct 13 fire wasn’t yet extinguished. Yacht remained berthed, neighbouring boats were relocated. Yacht is badly damaged, judging from photos, probably she’ll be found a total loss. All photos full-scale
Luxury yacht LALIBELA, IMO 8657859, GT 312, length 42 meters, built 1972 – renovated 2013, flag Malta, 6 cabins for 12 guests, 8 crew, for charter 75,000 eu/week.



Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.