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MV Rena Container Ship Crash Accident Pictures in New Zealand Sea

Below are some spectacular pictures of the

MV Rena Monrovia Container Ship crash in New Zealand

that were received by Interesting Emails dot Com.

This ship accident occurred on October 2011.
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The Greek-owned and Liberian, Montrovia Port flagged cargo ship ran aground on 5 October on Astrolabe Reef, 22km (14 miles) from Tauranga Harbour on New Zealand’s North Island. (BBC News)

 

Salvage teams are working on removing containers from the crashed ship.

New Zealand Grounded Ship

There are about 1,300 containers to be removed from the ship, which will also be moved off the reef the ship is stuck on.

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The vessel in danger of cracking in two

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The Container ship, which got stuck on the New Zealand offshore reef and was in danger of breaking apart.

It initially leaked 350 tonnes of oil, killing more than 1,000 sea birds.

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Environmentalists had warned of disaster if all 1,700 tonnes of oil and 200 tonnes of diesel originally held on board spilled from the vessel.

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The ship’s Philippine captain and second officer have been charged over the incident.

But the real culprits who own the ship may get away scot free.
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Large shipping companies register their container ships and cargo vessels in countries like Greece Islands and Monrovia Port in obscure African Nations like Liberia so that they don’t have to maintain high safety standards and highly trained staff to man their vessel like the laws in United States and European Countries require.

 

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