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'Le Boreal' engine room fire update

I did a post in November about an engine room fire that Pennant’s ‘Le Boreal’ suffered in the south Atlantic. As a result of this the passengers had to abandon ship. First reports even suggested that the ship was left drifting. That was rather wide of the mark – she was quickly taken under tow […]

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Update: there’s a press release on Ponant’s website which says that Le Boreal is now docked near Port Stanley where she is being examined. (I gather she was towed there.) Passengers are being repatriated from Stanley, and obviously cruises on Le Boreal have been cancelled. (I love the phrase ‘there was a fire of a […]

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