Maersk Supply Service fined USD 24,000 in protracted shipwreck case

After a multiple-year investigation, Danish police has now reached a decision in the case pertaining to two supply vessels that sank off the coast of France in December 2016. Maersk Supply Service is fined USD 24,000.

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Maersk Supply Service receives a fine of DKK 150,000 (USD 23,800) from Danish Police in the case pertaining to two vessels that sank off the coast of France in December 2016, according to a press release issued by the Maersk Group Thursday afternoon.

The announcement of the fine comes after Danish authorities have spent years investigating the shipwreck of the two vessels, which sank while en route to a shipbreaking yard in Turkey.

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