© Photo : DFDS Seaways Regina LietuvaПаром. Archive photo© Photo : DFDS Lietuva
Tanned Regina Seaways ferry company DFDS Seaways under the Lithuanian flag went from Kiel (Germany) to Klaipeda (Lithuania), told RIA Novosti the representative of the Navy of Lithuania Audrius Vitkauskas.
Earlier it was reported that the explosion a fire occurred in the engine room on a passenger boat under the flag of Lithuania in international waters in the 135 kilometers from Kaliningrad.
«The ferry was heading from Kiel (Germany) to Klaipeda (Lithuania). The ferry was 294 passengers and 42 crew members,» said RIA Novosti, Vitkauskas.
According to him, the rescue operation is coordinated by the Kaliningrad rescue service. According to the Lithuanian defense Ministry, the fire on the ferry Regina Seaways localized.