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Svitzer fined to pay USD 2.7 million in damages

A court in Edinburgh has fined Svitzer to pay USD 2.7 million in damages in a case that dates back six years, in which three crew members were killed when their tug boat sank.

On Wednesday a court in Edinburgh, Scotland, sentenced Svitzer Marine Ltd. to pay a fine of around USD 2.7 million (1.7 million GBP) for a fatal accident dating back to December 2007, in which three crew members were killed when their tug boat, the Flying Phantom, capsized during the towing of a commercial ship on the River Clyde in Clydebank.

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