Victoria Seaways ferry accidents and incidents
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|23 April 2013||Fire Accident|
On April 23, 2013, at ~1 am, while navigating in Baltic Sea and en-route from Kiel (Germany) to Klaipeda (Lithuania), the ship suffered a fire accident. The incident occurred when the vessel was near Bornholm island (Denmark), on the ferry's main vehicle deck. Apart from the main car deck, no other areas were affected.
The onboard fire-suppression system activated. The fire was quickly extinguished and without injuries. During the incident, all passengers were assembled at the muster stations for eventual evacuation. The ship was carrying a total of 301 passengers, 37 crew, 160 freight vehicles (trucks and trailers), 48 cars and 2 buses.
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