Crew can finally be repatriated after 43 months at sea

An oil tanker has been drifting at sea for several years after the owner ran into financial problems, but a solution has finally been found, writes Jyllands-Posten. According to the media, the case displays a flaw in international maritime law.

In late January, a storm caused MT Iba's anchor to rip loose. The ship has since been stranded close to shore off Umm Al Quwain, one of the seven Arab Emirates in the United Arab Emirates. | Photo: Staff/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

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