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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Three Maersk Lookalike Container Ships Shifted

September 2, 2013

The 3 former Maersk ships, Maersk Vigo, Maersk Valetta, and Maersk Vancouver were left anchored in Bremerhaven when abandoned by their former Moroccan owner, but have now been sailed under their own power to Wilhemshaven, according to the Havariekommando.

The German casualty command decided to grant the ships places in Wilhelmshaven where it will be considerably easier and cheaper to bring meagre supplies on board for the crews who have been left aboard.

Aside from the ships having previously sailed for Maersk Line, Maersk has nothing to do with them, but they remain with their Maersk names and are painted in the line's colours.

Source: Havariekommando

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