SeaDream Yacht Club said the next cruise of the Sea Dream I, scheduled to depart Rome on Sept. 3, has been canceled.
The company confirmed that a fire broke out on the ship’s current cruise and passengers were disembarked at sea onto a high-speed ferry for transport to Naples. From there they were bussed to Rome.
SeaDream said the small fire in the engine room was promptly extinguished and all guests and crew were unharmed.
SeaDream said the company’s marine and technical staff is evaluating necessary repairs of SeaDream I. The fire’s cause is being investigated.