Grimaldi’s car carrier on fire, Mediterranean

Car carrier GRANDE EUROPA (flag – Italy) caught fire in Mediterranean, due south from Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, Spain, while en route from Naples Italy to Valencia Spain. It happened on May 15.

Several SAR and firefighting ships and boats already deployed in fighting fire, from 25 crew on board 14 were evacuated by helicopters, understood as non-essential, the rest remain on board and take part in firefighting.