Aug 25 UPDATE: One injured crew died in a hospital.
Explosion occurred in engine room of passenger ro-ro ferry BLUE HORIZON at Heraklion Port, Crete, in the morning Aug 24. Four crew were injured and taken to hospital, understood their condition isn’t life-threatening. Official said that assumedly, the pump exploded. As of afternoon Aug 24, the ship remained berthed at Heraklion.
Passenger ro-ro cargo ship BLUE HORIZON, IMO 8616336, GT 27230, built 1987, flag Greece, operator BLUE STAR FERRIES SA.