The blaze impacted stored equipment, and was started by welding inside the ship.
Yard and local fire brigades respond
It broke out at approximately 4:45 p.m. Finnish time. The Meyer Turku fire brigade was first on the scene and began firefighting. Local fire brigades arrived shortly after. During this time, Costa Smeralda was evacuated.
Work resumes 1.5 hours later
Meyer Turku said work was able to resume at approximately 6:15 p.m. local time.
According to the yard, material damages were minor and the ship's building schedule is not impacted.
Costa Cruises' first LNG-powered vessel was floated out of the buildng dock on Friday.