Hafnia flunks report from own company on abuse case involving intern

It was Hafnia's own ship management firm that investigated the attempted rape accusation made by a 24-year-old intern. An investigation Hafnia has flunked on account of "shortcomings and irrelevant observations."

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After a woman described a sexual assault she claimed to have suffered in the spring during an internship on board one of Hafnia's ships, the carrier now addresses the investigation of the case, which was handled by Hafnia's own ship management company.

The case pertains to a 24-year-old woman affiliated with Svendborg International Maritime Academy (SIMAC) in Denmark. She told business media Berlingske about how she was subjected to attempted rape after having been accosted and forced into bed with a male petty officer aboard the vessel.

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