2.10.2018 - FIRE ON LITHUANIAN FERRY ""REGINA SEAWAYS"" EXTINGUISHED
On the Lithuanian ferry Regina Seaways in Russian waters, an explosion occurred in the engine room, the fire extinguished.
On the passenger ferry Regina Seaways under the flag of Lithuania in the Russian territorial waters of the Baltic Sea (10 miles from the border with Lithuania), an explosion occurred in the engine room, causing a fire. As a source in the Kaliningrad Seaport Authority told PortNews IAA, the fire has now been extinguished.
The Russian representatives of the Border Guard Service of the Federal Security Service of Russia and the Lithuanian special services have already arrived at the scene of the incident. The rescue operation is coordinated at the Kaliningrad Marine Rescue Coordination Center (MSCC).
There are 335 people on board.