ms Gerard Schmitter accidents and incidents
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- fire - 2012 (in Krefeld Germany)
|16 June 2012||Fire Accident|
On June 16, 2012, at ~9 pm, the operated by CroisiEurope riverboat suffered a fire accident. The ship was docked in Krefeld Germany and about to depart when a cable in the engine room caught fire, producing billowing smoke.
Krefeld's firefighting brigade sent 2 response teams, who quickly extinguished the fire. All the 154 passengers and 34 crew were evacuated and transported to a nearby restaurant, then re-boarded the ship at ~10:30 pm.
No injuries were reported. The boat remained in Krefeld until June 18. The incident occurred during Rhine River cruise from Amsterdam Holland to Strasbourg France.
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