Abandoned ferry Spirit of Fiji Islands on fire and drifting, Philippine sea
Ferry Spirit of Fiji Islands reported on fire, 19 crew abandoning the vessel, at 2320 UTC Oct 11 13. Abandoned ferry was reported on fire and drifting in 19 48N 121 57E, Luzon Strait, at 0330 UTC Oct 12. Details unknown. Most probably, vessel was sailing either to some Asian ship repair yard for repairs, or to demolition site.
Passenger ro-ro vessel Spirit of Fiji Islands, IMO 6817675, 4421 gt, built 1968, flag Fiji.