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Svitzer loses Rena salvage court case

Salvage company Svitzer has lost the court case against two of its partners concerning the salvage of container ship Rena off the coast of New Zealand last year.

Maersk-owned salvage company Svitzer has lost the case filed by the company last year against the two companies Z Energy and Seafuel concerning the salvage and emptying of container ship Rena off the coast of New Zealand. Svitzer claims to have paid the companies too much in relation to the salvage, and Svitzer had filed for a total of USD 7 million in compensation from the two companies.

But the Danish company will not be getting that compensation through the New Zealand High Court, according to newspaper NZ City.

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