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On August 28, a fire broke out aboard the world’s largest liner, under construction at the Saint-Nazaire Atlantic shipyards. The fire, which started from an electrical cabinet, took place a few days after the sea trials of the Wonder of the Seas.

The largest liner in the world, the Wonder of the Seas, of the Royal Caribbean group, built at the Atlantic shipyards in Saint-Nazaire, was the victim of a fire on the evening of August 28, reports the Actu site .

According to the media, the Loire-Atlantique Departmental Fire and Rescue Service (SDIS 44) sent significant resources to the site, including 48 firefighters including a team specializing in interventions on ships and 22 vehicles.

“The fire was brought under control with the onboard fire extinguishers. At the end of the day, surveillance was ensured by the firefighting teams of the construction sites during the night, ”added the SDIS 44.

The liner left the Atlantic shipyards in Saint-Nazaire on August 20 to begin a four-day voyage for the first time to conduct a series of technical tests. It is 363 meters long and will be able to accommodate 6,800 passengers and 2,400 crew members.

BTS update on Wonder of the Seas – the world’s next largest cruise ship. Arriving 2022.

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