On the car deck
were 19 freight cars and 10 coal cars.
The car deck
of the Italian-flagged ferry was believed to have been holding 195 vehicles when the fire broke out.
New York (AirGuide Features - Inside Air Travel) Sun, Dec 28, 2014 Rescue operations are underway after a fire broke out on the car deck
of the Norman Atlantic ferry early Sunday, the BBC reported.
Tragedy struck not long after she left Loch Ryan during a severe storm when a huge wave damaged the stern door, allowing water to get into the car deck
She was an instant hit with her revolving dance floor - formerly used to turn vehicles on the car deck
- and affectionately became known locally as "The Boat", helping pave the way for Newcastle to earn its name as a party city.
Having to hastily inflate my Corsa's flat tyre on the car deck
wasn't perhaps the entry to France we'd envisaged, but luckily we didn't have far to travel - just a 20 minute drive to Carantec and the lovely campsite Les Mouettes.
We rolled them all as one job lot onto the car deck
, but even these are dwarfed by many of our loads.
The turnaround time for loading and unloading at Zeebrugge was longer than at most other ports because there was only room for access to a single ramp on to the car deck
By adding one car deck
, to total 13, the carrying capacity is increased 15% and thus unit cost and the impact on the environment per transported unit are reduced.
Shirin Hassan, head of the maritime section of the Egyptian Ministry of Transport, told state television that the fire seemed to have broken out on a vehicle on the lower car deck
The Stranraer to Larne bound boat sank just half an hour into its journey when the stern gates to the car deck
were forced open in heavy seas.
Though the Scotia Prince can carry cars, Hudson said the car deck
would be reserved for humanitarian aid--such as food, clothing and medicines--on the Cuba-bound trips.