Advertisement

MSC: No Injuries in Lirica Fire

lirica fire 3

No injuries have been reported after the March 12 fire onboard the MSC Lirica near Corfu in Greece, a spokesperson from the cruise line has told Cruise Industry News.

MSC Cruises believes that the fire might have originated in an empty lifeboat on deck 6.

“A fire onboard MSC Lirica, which seems to have originated in an empty lifeboat on deck 6, was reported to the emergency services earlier today in Corfu where the ship is currently in warm layup,” the spokesperson said.

“No injuries were reported among the 51 crew who were on board the ship at the time of the incident. A full incident response operation is currently underway with the support of the local emergency services,” they added.

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts

 

Email Newsletter

Get the latest breaking cruise news. Sign up.

Cruise Ship Orderbook

92 Ships | 198,372 Berths | $57 Billion | View

New 2021 Expedition Report

Cruise Industry News Expedition Cover

Highlights:

Market Overview

Complete Insight

2027 Outlook

New Players

Full Coverage

Order Today

All New 2021 Annual

Cruise Industry News 2021 Annual

Highlights:

Entire Industry

Supply Data

All Companies

400 Pages

Digital Access

2027 Outlook

Order Today