The Emma Maersk hole will now be closed

Divers are closing the hole in the hull of Emma Maersk with a steel plate of four square meters. The hole has prompted Maersk Line to stop the use of stern thrusters providing sideways drift on the seven Emma Maersk sister ships.

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Divers are closing the hole in the thruster tunnel which caused the flooding of the Emma Maersk engine room, the Danish technology and science magazine, Ingeniøren, reports.

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