Fire on Greek ferry forces it to return

Published on : Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Greek ferryATHENS: The Greek coast guard said on Wednesday, a passenger ferry with 1,016 people onboard is returning to the port of Piraeus after a fire broke out while the vessel was en route to Chania, on the island of Crete.
There were no immediate reports of injuries, a coast guard official said.
The Eleftherios Venizelos ship, with 875 passengers and 141 crew, was sailing off the island of Hydra, when it notified the coast guard that a car parking compartment caught fire around midnight.
However, the situation is not worrying and the ferry is expected to dock at Piraeus in about 10 minutes, the official added.

Tags: ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 02 AIME 2019
  • 03 AIME 2018
  • 05 ameistanbul 2019
  • 06 aviation-festival-asia 2019
  • 07 thehotelshowsaudiarabia 2019
  • 07 WTM Africa 2019
  • 10 Asia Pacific 2019
  • 10 Hotel Management Thailand 2019
  • 11 Bar and Restaurant Investment 19
  • 11 Digital Travel 2019
  • 11 MALT 2019
  • 12 kitf 2019
  • 13 Food Hospitality2019
  • 14 SWTF 2019
  • 16 IITM 2019
  • 17 AITF 18
  • 18 UITT 2019

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

    1. TTF Bengaluru

      February 15 - February 17
    2. THE HOLIDAY SHOW

      February 16 - February 17
    3. CONNECTIONS LUXURY

      February 17 - February 20
    4. AIME

      February 18 - February 20
    5. ACE OF MICE

      February 20 - February 22
Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com