Green Light to Remove Broken LUNO Bulker from French Beach

On February 5, the 100-meter MV LUNO bulk carrier broke up in dramatic fashion after it became pinned against a breakwater off the southwestern coast of France in strong winds. Luckily the 4,600 dwt ship was not carrying any cargo at the time, but the massive pieces of wreckage remain along the shoreline at Anglet beach. This week, a specialized team from the Dutch companies … [Read more...]

Cargo Ship Breaks Up Off France [IMAGES]

Update 2: Video shows huge waves break cargo ship in half Update: Transport Minister says cargo hold was empty. ANGLET, France, Feb 5 (Reuters) - A Spanish cargo ship broke in two on Wednesday after hitting a sea wall off the southwestern coast of France in high winds and was leaking some fuel into the water, French officials said. However the government said initial … [Read more...]