Authorities close to decision in case on Maersk shipwrecks

Police have concluded their investigation of two shiprecked Maersk vessels that sank in December 2016. The case has now landed at the Danish Prosecution Service, which will decide whether to file charges against Maersk Supply Service.

Photo: Privatfoto / Den Maritime Havarikommission

Danish authorities are close to deciding whether Maersk Supply Service will be prosecuted in a case about two shipwrecked vessels that sank in December 2016.

The unmanned vessels were tethered together and towed by a third ship on their way to a scrapping yard in Turkey when they sank off the coast of France.

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