The 49 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Noord Nederland caught fire while off the port of Terschelling, Netherlands. The fire started in the vessel’s engine room. The crew was alerted by the smoke and requested assistance. The KNRM and port authorities escorted the Noord Nederland into Terschelling where local fire brigade was able to bring the fire under control. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Reports state the fire caused minimal damage and the ferry was allowed to proceed later on its voyage to Harlingen.