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.
BY TOMAS KRISTIANSEN
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.
The outlook for the container market looks somewhat more gloomy in the coming time, estimates French CMA CGM. However, the container shipping company still recorded growth on top and bottom lines in third quarter.