Maersk will rebuild Honam to reduce losses

Maersk will now rebuild Maersk Honam, on which a fire in the spring of this year killed five crew members. The rebuilding process could help rein in a large insurance bill.

Maersk Honam under slukningen af branden ombord. | Photo: Den Indiske Kystvagt

Maersk Line will try to scale back its losses stemming from the fire on container ship Maersk Honam early this year by rebuilding the ship, which was completed and delivered from the shipyard last year, reports Tradewinds.

The rebuild process could cost more than USD 30 million, but the solution could end up significantly reducing the combined costs related to the accident.

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