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MSC will pay for cleanup after lost containers

The container carrier has hired a company specializing in salvaging to coordinate the cleanup efforts following the loss of 270 containers in the North Sea. The cleanup will not be complete until the last container has been recovered, says MSC.

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Last week container ship MSC Zoe lost upwards of 270 containers in the North Sea. Since then, an intensive cleanup process has been taking place, and this effort will not be complete until the last container has been found, writes MSC in a press release.

"MSC is committed to continue searching the sea for the containers which fell overboard, until the last one is found," writes the shipping line in the press release.

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