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Efforts to salvage Thorco's wreck begin

Six crew members died in 2015 when a Thorco vessel collided with a chemical tanker and sank. Singapore authorities have now cordoned off the area so the wreck can be salvaged.

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Salvage efforts begin Tuesday to raise the Thorco shipwreck that sank to the bottom of the Singapore Strait back in 2015 after it collided with a chemical tanker.

Around half of Thorco Cloud's staff died in the accident as only six out of 12 crew members were rescued.

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