Ferry caught fire, Yellow sea

Ferry BO HAI MA ZHU (flag – China [CN]) reported fire on board while en route from Yantai to Dalian, China, Yellow sea, some two hours after leaving Yantai. It happend on May 8.

It is known, that ferry turned back and reached Yantai under own power early in the morning May 9. All passengers were immediately evacuated. Fire understood to be extinguished, extent of damages unknown.