Aida Cruises AidaPrima Fire
Mitsubishi Shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan - January 31, 2016
Cruise Ship Fires Aida Cruises AidaPrima
Another fire has struck the Aida Prima cruise ship this month and it's being labeled this time as arson. This fire follows two other fires earlier in the month one on January 11 and the second on January 13.
According to local police, a worker found cardboard and insulation material ablaze aboard the cruise ship, which is one of two cruise ships under construction for Aida Cruises at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.'s shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan.
Firefighters said workers quickly put out the fire and no injuries were reported.
The January 11 fire caused significant damage to the cruise ship. The January 13 cruise ship fire was in a cabin which started with a piece of cloth.
Aidaprima includes 15 decks, with eight passenger cabin decks, Theatrium, Spray Bar by Moët & Chandon, Disco D6, Nightfly Nightclub, Hemingway Lounge, Scharfe Ecke, Premium Jeweler, Treasure Chest, Kids Shop, Blütenmeer, Brauhaus, Lanaideck, French Kiss - The Brasserie, Casino, Zen Lounge, AIDA Lounge, Prima Bar, Tapas Bar, Lanai Bar, Sunset Bar, Sushi Bar, Vinotheque, Sushi Bar, Café Mare, Eiscafé First Cream by Magnum, East Restaurant, Ristorante Casa Nova, Belladonna Restaurant, Weite Welt Restaurant, Rossini Restaurant, Buffalo Steakhouse, Body & Soul Sport, Organic Spa and Nail Spa.
AIDA Cruises is a British/American owned German cruise line based in Rostock, Germany.
When AIDAprima is launched, you can track the cruise ship here
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AidaPrima Fire - January 11, 2016
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Grand Princess Fire- November 30, 2015
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Splendour of the Seas Fire - October 22, 2015
Carnival Liberty Fire - September 7, 2015
MV Wonderful Star - August 15, 2015
Freedom Of The Seas Fire - July 22, 2015
Boudicca Fire - January 25, 2015
Norman Atlantic - December 28, 2014
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