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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

CONTAINERSHIP FIRE CONTROLLED, INVESTIGATION BEGINS

August 25, 1999

A fire on a containership in the English Channel was brought under control on Wednesday, and the investigation began as to how the ship and a cruise vessel cruise liner collided in one of world's most regulated shipping lanes. Reports indicate that shipping experts are truly baffled at how the cargo vessel and the cruise ship ran into each other in good weather, and when both vessels were equipped with sophisticated safety devices.


 
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