Ferry MED STAR caught on fire, some crew member have been already evacuated.

June 15 20017, A few minutes after the MED STAR lead to the Rhodes port it got on fire, there were a total of 32 people (30 of them were crew members, the rest were  drivers), there were 33 vehicles as well as part of the load. Several parts of the structure were destroyed due to the fire, there has been already 20 people saved and brought bacj into the Rhodes port, the rest of the tripulation has remained inside because they are trying to control the fire. As of 0500 UTC June 16, vessel was adrift east of Rhodes, with AIS on, with at least two vessels, tugs, at her side.

 

This seemed to be the same boat that in 20016 had a similar accident in Tripoli Lebanon.