The 200 meter long, 21500 dwt vehicle carrier Alliance Norfolk caught fire off Piraeus, Greece. The vessel had dropped anchor waiting for inspection when the fire broke out on one of the vehicle decks. Several fire boats along with the Greek Coast Guard assisted the crew in extinguishing the blaze. No reports of injuries to the 28 people on board the car carrier. No details provided to the extent of damage to the cargo or vessel. The Alliance Norfolk was en route to Saudi Arabia from Jacksonville, Florida with a consignment of cars.