Yard deflects critique following broken container ship

There was nothing wrong with neither the design nor the construction of container ship MOL Comfort, which broke in half, says MHI, the yard that built the ship, before the lawsuit filed by carrier MOL begins.

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Japanese shipyard Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) denies any errors in relation to the construction of 8,100 teu container ship MOL Comfort from 2008. The statement comes shortly before the yard is set to face off against the carrier Mitsui O.S.K. Lines - which purchased the MOL Comfort along with six similar vessels from the yard - in a Tokyo court.

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