Cruiser liner Ocean Countess on fire, Greece
Cruiser liner Ocean Countess on fire in Chalkis Shipyard, Khalkis, Greece, Aegean sea. A witness of the fire, Mr. Vitaliy Tsylke, who’s serving on board of nearby cruise liner Golden Iris (IMO 7358573 sister-ship of Ocean Countess), sent to Maritime Bulletin short description of the accident and photos. According to him fire started at around 1000-1030 LT Nov 30 13 and as of 1500 LT Dec 1 was still raging. 5 crew which were on board are safe. Many firefighters engaged, including tugs with water cannons, but to no avail yet, fire still out of control.
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