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Containership Shipping Vehicles Cracks in Two!

Posted on July 19, 2012 – Shipping Vehicles

MOL Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has confirmed that the containership MOL Comfort has broken in two pieces while shipping cars and vehicles.

The MV MOL Comfort, an 8,000 TEU-type containership split in two about 200 miles from the Yemeni coast while en route from Singapore to Jeddah with a load of 7,041 TEUs. All 26 crew – made up 14 Filipinos, 11 Russians and 1 Ukrainian - escaped the ship on life rafts and a lifeboat.

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