Livestock Carrier Enflamed



Accident type: Fire.

Date: 1st August 2015.

Location: Greek island of Crete

Vessel involved: Nabolsi I

Owned by: RJA Group

Operated by: Beirut-based Rania Marina

En route: From Lebanon to Alexandria, Egypt

Casualties: No reported casualties.

1405 dwt Nabolsi I built in 1972 was stationed at Crete’s southern coast, near the town of Lerapetra when the fire broke out.  One of the patrol ships of the Hellenic coast guard and two of the NATO ships made attempts to control the fire.  There are no reports on injuries and position of the crew onboard.  The cause of fire and extent of damage are unknown.