Maersk uses 3D printer for spare parts

Maersk has installed 3D printers on several of the company's ships. The printer is used is used when a spare part on the ship malfunctions.
BY LOUISE VOGDRUP-SCHMIDT

It is possible to end up on your commercial vessel with no more spare parts left. Maersk is now trying to counter this issue by installing 3D printers on ships for printing out the needed spare parts, says the carrier in an article in the July issue of its corporate magazine, the Maersk Post.

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