Container ship cleaning cost more than USD 18 million

The giant cleaning procedure on heavily damaged container ship MSC Flaminia at Danish shipyard Fayard opens the door to a new, massive business area for Nordgroup, formerly Kommunekemi.

On Sunday February 2nd 2014 the 300 meters long and 40 meters wide MSC Flaminia sailed out of Odense Fjord after spending a few months at quay and in dock at Fayard, leaving in its wake several pleased Danish cleaning companies after what has been described as one of the by far biggest cleaning and detoxification jobs ever performed on board a ship.

"This is by far the biggest order we've ever received, and it's more than twice as big as the second-largest," Nordgroup COO Henrik Grand Petersen tells ShippingWatch.

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