Two Maersk vessels sink off the coast of France

Two vessels from Maersk Supply Service sank late Wednesday night. The ships were being towed by another vessel and were headed to scrapping at a facility in Turkey. No one was hurt in the event, Maersk tells Danish daily Ekstra Bladet.

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Two vessels from the Maersk Group's offshore carrier Maersk Supply Service have sunk off the coast of France.

The ships were headed for Turkey to the be scrapped at a shipyard, but they sank late Wednesday night 60 nautical miles off the coast of France, Maersk Supply Service confirms to ShippingWatch.

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