Cruise Ship Fires

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Azamara Quest Fire - March 30, 2012

Azamura Cruises - Azamara Quest Fire

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Azamara Quest Fire - March 30, 2012

Azamura Cruises - Azamara Quest Fire

March 30, 2012 Azamura Cruises - Azamara Quest Fire

While in transit from Hong Kong to Singapore with an estimated 700 passengers aboard, the Azamare Quest cruise ship had a fire in the engine room on Saturday, March 30, 2012.

Passengers on the 17-night cruise were called to their muster stations wearing their life jackets where they stayed assembled while the little cruise ship drifted at sea off the Philippines after losing propulsion .

The cruise ship then sailed after the fire to Sandakan, Malaysia where the cruise was canceled.

Several crew members aboard Quest suffered smoke inhalation during the fire.

Other Cruise Ship Fires

  • Costa Allegra Fire - February 27, 2012
  • Bahamas Celebration Fire - December 12, 2011
  • MS Nordlys Fire- September 15, 2011
  • Ocean Star Pacific Fire - April 16, 2011
  • Pearl of Scandinavia Fire - November 17, 2010
  • Carnival Splendor Fire - November 8, 2010
  • Carnival Splendor Fire - October 31, 2010
  • Carnival Imagination Fire - July 13, 2010
  • Celebrity Summit Fire - February 27, 2010
  • Carnival Freedom Fire - February 6, 2010

  • Further Reading
  • Marine Accident Report: Fire on Board Carnival Ecstasy Miami, Florida - July 20, 1998
  • Marine Accident Summary Engineroom Fire On Board Queen of the West - April 8, 2008
  • Marine Accident Brief Report: Fire on Board Nieuw Amsterdam Glacier Bay, Alaska - May 23, 2000
  • Burning Cold: The Cruise Ship Prinsendam and the Greatest Sea Rescue of all Time - October 4, 1980
  • Fire at Sea: The Mysterious Tragedy of the Morro Castle - September 8, 1934
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