Passenger ship gutted by fire VIDEO

Passenger ship FAJAR BARU 8 caught fire on Mar 7 shortly after she berthed at Sorong port, West Papua Province, Indonesia. Luckily, all passengers disembarked unharmed, crew understood to escape safe, also. The ship was engulfed in flames soon after fire started, port’s authorities managed to pull her away from berth. Looks like she burned out and is a total wreck. No ship’s data found in databases.



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