March 26, 2023

NTSB: Leaking oil started fire aboard roll-on/roll-off ferry Caribbean Fantasy

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From gCaptain The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the fire aboard the roll-on/roll-off car and passenger ferry Caribbean Fantasy was caused by leaking fuel that contacted a hot surface in the ship’s engine room. The fire occurred on August 17, 2016, as the ferry was underway off San Juan, Puerto Rico with more […]

Salvage underway for Caribbean Fantasy off Puerto Rico; All 511 passengers and crew cConfirmed safe

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From gCaptain A Unified Command is continuing to respond Thursday to a fire aboard the 561-foot passenger ferry vessel Caribbean Fantasy off Punta Salinas, Puerto Rico. The fire broke out Wednesday morning in the engine room of the vessel and spread to other compartments on board, which led to the entire ship’s evacuation. The Caribbean […]