Ro-ro disabled by fire, returned to Marseille

Ro-ro ship MARFRET NIOLON was disabled by fire in engine room early in the morning Jul 28 in Mediterranean W of Marseille. Fire was extinguished by crew, but disabled ship required assistance. SAR tug ABEILLE FLANDRE (IMO 7710513) was tasked with assisting MARFRET NIOLON to get back to Marseille. According to track, the ship arrived at Marseille in the afternoon Jul 28, probably under own power, escorted by SAR tug.
Ro-ro cargo ship MARFRET NIOLON, IMO 8912388, GT 7395, built 1991, flag Luxembourg, manager MARFRET SA, France.





Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.