45-meter motor yacht ARIA SF caught fire and was soon engulfed in flames at marina anchorage, Formentera island, Balearic islands, Med, on Aug 11. 9 guests and 7 crew were rescued by Spanish SAR boats, Spanish Salvamento Maritimo was fighting fire. If it’s extinguished and yacht remains afloat, she’s to be towed to Ibiza. Last AIS signal received at 1600 UTC Aug 11.
What’s up with big motor yachts, so-called “mega” or “super” yachts? Hardly a day passes without accidents/disasters reports.
On Aug 10 20-meter long Italian motor yacht CLEO sank in Unije, Croatia, 4 people on board escaped.
Motor yacht ARIA SF, IMO 9144043, GT 432, built 2022 in Italy, guests 10, crew 7, flag MaltaNew FleetMon Vessel Safety Risk Reports Available: https://www.fleetmon.com/services/vessel-risk-rating/
— Radio Ibiza SER (@RADIOIBIZASER) August 11, 2022
Pleasure Craft ARIA.S is currently located at BSEA – Marmara Sea at position 40° 49′ 04.8″ N, 029° 19′ 18.4″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-08-08 13:54 UTC (4 days ago)