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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
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Fire Incidents

MOL Comfort: Indian Coast Guard Departs Scene, Tug Engineer Evacuated

UPDATE (10 JUL): MOL Comfort Fore Section has Sunk The Indian Coast Guard has departed the scene today of the burned-out derelict of the once elegant

July 10, 2013
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A Look Back: MOL Comfort Incident Photos

A collection of photos from the ongoing MOL Comfort incident.

July 10, 2013
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Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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Fire Incidents

MOL Comfort: Fire Continues to Rage, Nothing Left [IMAGES]

UPDATE (10 JUL): MOL Comfort Fore Section has Sunk In a chat with the Indian Coast Guard this morning, they note that the the fire on board the fore section

July 9, 2013
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Monday, July 8, 2013
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Fire Incidents

MOL Comfort on Fire [IMAGES and VIDEO]

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) reports today that the a fire has broken out on the rear end of the fore part of the vessel at around 0030UTC (0930 JST) on July

July 8, 2013
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Friday, July 5, 2013

ClassNK: MOL Comfort Was Fully in Compliance

Japanese classification society ClassNK issued a statement today on the ongoing investigation into what might have gone wrong with the ill-fated containership,

July 5, 2013
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Wednesday, July 3, 2013
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MOL Comfort is Not Being Towed Stern First [IMAGES]

Contrary to what everyone had assumed, including us, the MOL Comfort is not being towed stern first.  (facepalm) Images just sent to us this morning

July 3, 2013
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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
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MOL Comfort’s Bow Section Breaks Free from Tow [UPDATE]

UPDATE (10 JUL): MOL Comfort Fore Section has Sunk UPDATE 3 July: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced that the towing line has been reconnected to the

July 2, 2013
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

MOL Plans to Phase-Out and Upgrade ‘Comfort’ Sister Vessels

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. plans to phase-out and upgrade the six sister vessels to MOL

June 27, 2013
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MOL Comfort’s Stern Sinks in 4,000 Meters of Water [PHOTOS]

Stern section of the MOL Comfort has sunk. EXCLUSIVE

June 27, 2013
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
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MOL Comfort Towing Commences, Sister Ships Inspected [UPDATE 2]

A tug has commenced towing of the forward section of the MOL Comfort towards the Arabian Gulf.

June 26, 2013
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Monday, June 24, 2013
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Tugs to Reach MOL Comfort

Three tugboats and a patrol boat were scheduled to reach the MOL Comfort today, approximately 1 week after the vessel split in two while battling inclement

June 24, 2013
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Thursday, June 20, 2013

MOL Comfort – Is Container Weight the Issue? [OP/ED]

How on earth does a 5 year old 90,000 ton containership, built by one of Japan’s finest shipyards and operated by a tip-top liner company, come to be

June 20, 2013
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MOL Comfort Breaks In Two Off Yemen, Salvage Firm Contracted [UPDATE 6]

The MRCC in Mumbai has just tweeted saying that the sections are still afloat and are being monitored.

June 20, 2013
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

MOL Comfort an “Incident of Great Concern” – IACS Chairman

“We can’t prejudge, and we’re not directly involved,”commented Tom Boardley, Marine Director at Lloyd’s Register and Chairman of

June 19, 2013
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Monday, June 17, 2013
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No Answers, Only Questions Surround MOL Comfort Incident

UPDATE: New information has revealed that the ship did not sink, rather it broke in two with both sides still afloat. The loss of the MOL Comfort (formerly

June 17, 2013
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