On board the Norman Atlantic in 2014, a deadly and disastrous fire broke out. What caused the ferocious flames on this passenger ferry and why did it spread so quickly?
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The Ship featured, the 'MS Norman Atlantic' was a roll on/roll off Passenger Ferry built in 2009 and went into service the same year under the name 'Akeman Street', in 2011 her name was changed to 'Scintu' before finally being named 'Norman Atlantic' in 2014. After the incident where she caught fire on 28th Dec 2014 leaving 31 passengers dead, she was towed to the Port of Bari in Feb 2015 and kept there until May 2019 when she was released back to the owner and is set to be scrapped. See more