The 76 meter long, 1405 dwt livestock carrier Nabolsi 1 caught fire in the Mediterranean Sea off Lerapetra, Crete. The Nabolsi 1 was en route to Alexandria from Beirut when a fire broke out. Reports state a Greek Coast Guard vessel with two NATO vessels arrived on scene and help extinguish the blaze. No reports of injuries or pollution release. Extent of damage on board the livestock carrier had not been reported.