Latest news

Fire breaks out at MB92 Barcelona

Written by
Charl van Rooy

A fire broke out at Barcelona’s MB92 refit and repair shipyard this afternoon at approximately 14:30 according to local reports and eyewitness sightings. The fire has since been brought under control with no damage caused to any vessels or persons in the area. 

The cause of the fire remains unknown and the shipyard confirmed that the fire started in a secondary installation dedicated to the maintenance and painting of materials. "A column of smoke was generated but the fire had a limited impact," commented MB92. As a precautionary measure, the port has been closed until further notice.

“MB92 wishes to thank the firefighters for their rapid response, enabling the fire to be brought under control and the smoke extinguished, as well as the efficient response of the company personnel who activated the safety and response protocols,” the shipyard added. "The company deeply regrets any inconvenience caused to maritime traffic and adjacent facilities, and will immediately start an investigation to clarify the cause of this incident."

The SuperYacht Times iQ Report

SuperYacht Times - The State of Yachting 2020

Being the intelligence partner for the top shipyards and yacht brokers in the world, we have learned to analyse and track the market in great detail. Each year our leading market report is used by investors, CEOs, owners and other key decision makers to inform themselves on the state of the market and future developments. Find all the information you need on the market, fleet, construction book, ownership nationalities and much more in our report.

#weknow - do you want to know? Buy the report now for only €299!


Related companies