Ferry fire, Kattegat

Fire erupted in engine room of ferry PRINSESSE ISABELLA in the morning Jul 15, when she was on scheduled trip from Denmark mainland to Samso Island, Denmark, Kattegat. Turbocharger reportedly, caught fire, with a lot of smoke. Fire was extinguished by crew, the ship reached Samso and after inspection, was allowed to resume sailings. There was no risk of any kind to passengers who were on board, at the time of fire.
Passenger ro-ro cargo ship PRINSESSE ISABELLA, IMO 9692806, GT 5478, built 2015, flag Denmark, operator SAMSO REDERI.

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Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.