Azamara Quest Has Engine Room Fire, Now Extinguished

Travel Agent received this statement from the corporate office of Azamara Club Cruises (www.cruisingpower.com) 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.

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