Brand-new mega cruise ship fire, Netherlands

Fire erupted in cabin or cabins of a brand-new mega cruise ship AIDAnova at Eemshaven, Netherlands, early in the morning Oct 24. Many fire engines were deployed, fire reportedly, was restricted to one cabin only, and extinguished. No other information available yet. It is not known, as of morning Oct 24, if the accident will delay AIDANova maiden voyage.
Cruise ship AIDANova, IMO 9781865, GT 183200, built 2018, flag Italy, operator AIDA Cruises, capacity 6600 passengers.



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