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Maersk COO after shipwreck report: "We consider the case closed"

After two vessels sank last year, Maersk Supply Service has updated its internal procedures and now considers the case closed, COO Claus Bachmann tells ShippingWatch. The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board issued its accident report Wednesday.

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Maersk Supply Service considers the case of two vessels that sank last year closed, says COO Claus Bachmann after Danish authorities issued a detailed report Wednesday about the dramatic shipwreck in December 2016.

The report describes how the two vessels collided with one another for over 36 hours and ultimately went down, in the process of being towed to a yard in Turkey by a third vessel via an "unconventional" method.

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