Font size: A A A A
Home > Trip Types and Activities > Cruises

Azamara Quest Has Engine Room Fire, Now Extinguished

March 30, 2012 By: Susan Young

Passengers Called to Muster Stations as a Precaution

Travel Agent received this statement from the corporate office of Azamara Club Cruises ( regarding a fire that occurred Friday in one of the engine rooms onboard Azamara Quest, which was sailing near Borneo

"On Friday, March 30, at approximately 8:19 p.m. ship time, Azamara Quest experienced a fire in one of ship’s engine rooms. The fire was contained to that engine room and was quickly extinguished.

"There were no injuries of guests reported and the atmosphere aboard is calm. However, in an abundance of caution, the captain deemed it necessary to muster all guests at their assembly stations.

"The ship is currently running on emergency power until full power can be restored to the engine room."

The line also said Azamara Quest is currently 200 miles off the coast of Balikpapan (Borneo), Indonesia, and that seas are "calm."

The ship is currently operating a 17-night sailing that departed Hong Kong, China, on Monday, March 26.

The itinerary includes port calls to Manila, Philippines; Balikpapan (Borneo), Palapo (Sulawesi), Benoa Bali, Semarang and Komodo, Indonesia. The voyage is scheduled to end Thursday, April 12 in Singapore.

What do you think of this $type?


About the Author

Susan Young
A veteran of 100-plus cruises, Susan J. Young, is senior contributing editor for cruises – covering ocean, river and niche cruises for Travel Agent and

This comprehensive guide begins at Alfava Metraxis and ends at Doctor Who Magazine wins the ACE Press Award 0 Following its record breaking ABC figure earlier this year, Doctor Who Magazine had cause for further celebration at the 2014 ACE Press Awards held viagra bedeutung online apotheke at the Museum of London. This may take a second or two.

By Susan Young | March 30, 2012
In a statement, the line says passengers were called to their muster stations but that the fire was contained to that engine room and no guests were injured. The fire is now out but the ship is running only on emergency power.
Filed under : Cruises