Minoan Lines Ferry Cruise Europa Fire December 21, 2015 Cruise Europa reported a galley fire aboard, with nearly 800 aboard.
On December 21, 2015, Cruise Europa, a ferry owned by Greek shipping company Minoan Lines had a fire aboard in the galley with an estimated 781 passengers aboard. The fire was no electric, instead cause by galley workers.
The cruise line stated the sprinkling fire fighting system stopped its extension and quickly extinguished it. The ship was inspected and permitted to continue at sea with no passenger or crew injuries reported.
Cruise Europa home ports is Palermo, Italy and the ferry runs a schedule consisting of Ancona – Igoumenitsa – Patras.