Super Yacht Bursts into Flames

By Aiswarya Lakshmi
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Image from Youtube video

 The GBP4million super yacht Princess 95 Queen Anna has been destroyed after it went up in flames in Turkey.

 
The 90-foot superyacht yatch was completely gutted by the blaze in Ege Saray marina in Fethiye on Thursday.
 
Smoke then completely engulfed the vessel and there were fears the flames could spread to other luxury yachts docked in the marina. 
 
The yacht is  owned by a wealthy Russian businessman, who had docked it in the Turkish resort of Mugla. The semi-custom superyachts series was launched in 2009, and has a master suite, VIP and two twin rooms. 
 
Authorities revealed that the ship's captain Vladimir Lopata, was taken to hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation. 
 
The dramatic fire is the second major yacht fire that’s been reported in Turkey this month, and follows a fire in Marmaris in early January that damaged the well-known superyachts The One and Barbie.
 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter May 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Passenger Vessels

Conrad Shipyard Christens Woods Hole Ferry

M/V Woods Hole, a 235-foot long passenger ferry built for the Steamship Authority of Woods Hole, Mass., was christened on May 20 at Conrad Aluminum in Amelia, La.

Ferry Crew-member Missing off Pembroke Coast

HM Coastguard is coordinating the search for a missing crew-member from a ferry, who it is believed may have gone overboard off the Pembroke coast.   The Coastguard

Royal Caribbean Orders 3 Ships from STX

Following the delivery of Harmony of the Seas on May 12 in Saint-Nazaire, the American group Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. signed an order for three additional vessels,

Casualties

Details El Faro's Sinking Emerge from US Probe

U.S. investigators on Friday concluded two weeks of hearings into the sinking of cargo ship El Faro in a hurricane last fall that included reports the vessel had

P&I Club warns on Enclosed Space Entry & Testing

The London P&I Club says it continues to see cases of injuries and fatalities associated with entry into enclosed onboard spaces, including cargo holds on bulk

Ferry Crew-member Missing off Pembroke Coast

HM Coastguard is coordinating the search for a missing crew-member from a ferry, who it is believed may have gone overboard off the Pembroke coast.   The Coastguard

 
 
Maritime Security Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0514 sec (19 req/sec)