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Two Danish anchor handling tug supply vessels sunk at coast of France

Two Danish anchor handling tug supply vessels sunk at coast of France

Two Danish anchor handling tug supply vessels for the offshore oil industry on Thursday on more than a hundred kilometres of the French coast out of control of their sleepkabels and sunk. That has the shipping company Møller-Maersk announced.

No one was in the accident injured.

The vessels, of approximately 82 metres and 3,500 tonnes, were on their way to Morocco to be demolished. There were no crew members on board and no fuel and lubricating oil.

It is unclear how the tug of the society, its cargo could be lost. The French kunstwacht is informed of the incident. Maersk has not yet decided whether the ships, which were superfluous due to the collapse of the oil market, and secure.

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