Ferry fire at ship repair yard, Greece

Passenger ro-ro ship ANDROS QUEEN suffered fire in the morning Jun 21 at Perama Ship Repair Yard, Piraeus, in aft area, probably in engine room. Fire was extinguished by joint efforts of 2 SAR ships, 5 fire engines and crew, no injures reported, extent of damages unknown. The ship is undergoing repairs to be refitted for ferry services, since Apr 2022.
Passenger ro-ro ship ANDROS QUEEN, IMO 9166223, GT 13101, built 1998, flag Togo, manager BRIGHT NAVIGATION INC, Greece.



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