ms Gerard Schmitter accidents and incidents

ms Gerard Schmitter cruise ship


Length (LOA)
111 m / 364 ft

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  • fire - 2012 (in Krefeld, Germany)

16 June 2012Fire 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 the Rhine River cruise from Amsterdam Holland to Strasbourg France.

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