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MOL Comfort broke in two and sank in Arabian sea
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Posted on June 17, 2013, 9:43 am

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Reportedly container ship MOL Comfort broke in two and sank in Arabian sea on June 17 13. 26 crew rescued safe and sound. Vessel was en route from Far East to Northern Europe. Vessel was engaged on North Europe Express 1 Service, Far East – Northern Europe. Last known position from vesseltracker.com Satellite AIS see pic. A crack in a hull developed due to presumably, sailing in rough seas, with resulting water ingress in one of the holds in midsection area. Emergency was reported at around 0700 LT. 26 crew was rescued by nearby vessels. News are still confused, some sources say vessel sank, some say it may be still afloat, but most probably, vessel sank.

Container ship MOL Comfort (ex APL Russia), IMO 9358761, dwt 90613, capacity 8100 TEU, built 2008, flag Bahamas, manager MOL SHIP MANAGEMENT SINGAPORE PTE LTD.


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