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Three yachts lost in NDSQ shipyard fire

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A building at Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) just north of Doha burned and collapsed on three motoryachts on Aug. 11, according to sources known to The Triton.

No injuries were reported in the incident, and assessments are underway on the level of damage to M/Y Constellation, an 80m Oceanco, M/Y Maracunda, a 52m CRN, and M/Y Al Adaid, a 36m Riva. 

According to a story by IBI, the yachts are believed to have been destroyed.

A statement issued by Mahmoud Abdulla AlKhori, acting president of Amiri Yachts, management company for the fleet, confirmed a fire and damage to the vessels is under investigation.

The shed at NDSQ before it collapsed on three yachts. Photo courtesy of a Triton reader.

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