We can confirm that a fire occurred at 12:29 on the Stena Scandica on route from Port of Norvik in Sweden to Port of Ventspils in Latvia, carrying 241 passengers and 58 crew.
The fire is located to a reefer unit on a truck and the crew are currently working on extinguishing the fire using the extinguishing system onboard.
There are no injuries reported. All passengers have been cared for and are currently in an allocated area.
Swedish rescue authorities have been informed and is on its way to the vessel.
Our focus is now to take care of the situation and to support passengers and crew. More information will be available here as soon as possible.