Regina Seaways ferry with 335 people on board was sailing from Germany’s Kiel to Lithuania’s Klaipeda when an explosion in the engine room started a fire. There have been no reports of casualties so far. The passengers were reportedly moved to a safe place on the ship, but its engines were turned off and it is currently drifting and waiting for help.
More than 300 people are stranded in the Baltic Sea after an explosion caused a fire on a ferry off the coast the Russian city of Kaliningrad. Russian and Lithuanian rescuers have already been mobilized for the rescue operation.