SERVICES

Grimaldi’s cruise ship disabled by fire

Livorno - A fire broke out in the engine room of Grimaldi Lines’ cruise ship Ausonia, sailing from Ustica to Livorno with no apparent consequence for the 262 passengers and the 85 crew members. The fire involved collectors leaving the ship with one engine running on three

Livorno - A fire broke out Saturday night, shortly after 3 o’clock, in the engine room of the Grimaldi Lines’ cruise ship Ausonia, sailing from Ustica to Livorno with no apparent consequence for the 262 passengers and the 85 crew members, as well as for cars, trailers, motorbikes and campers that were in the hold. The fire involved collectors leaving the ship with one engine running on three.

The damaged ships was taken back to Palermo, at some 6 knots speed.

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