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    MSC Napoli

    What do any of you guys think about this MSC Napoli story?

    oh and I welcome myself back after 6 months without a post
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    It might help if you were to provide some information as to what the MSC Napoli is/was for people to be able to comment.

    Oh, and welcome back.
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    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/devon/6283455.stm

    Here is a link.

    I just wondered about it, cos I work for the company that manages it, wanted to get people opinions in the situation and what they think
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    1 - Don't break your ship in half.

    2 - There is a fine maritime tradition in Britain of luring ships onto rocks, then nicking the stuff that washes up. I am confused about why some people thought they could make use of things like a BMW windscreen or fuel tank - even if you wanted to sell them on eBay, aside from it being painfully obvious that you'd have nicked it, you probably won't get that much interest anyway.
    BMW owners don't strike me as the type to do DIY fuel tank swaps.

    3 - Idiots all round I guess.
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    those cargo ships have a big problem in that once they start tipping, the cargo inside the containers shift, and cause them to be even more unstable. so its a just a compounding effect. they need to get a crane out there, and pick off the conex boxes so it can be righted and sent on her merry way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmcpokey
    sent on her merry way.
    The engine room's full of sea water.

    Something to do with the big holes in the sides of the ship.
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    Long live Smit Tak to come to the rescue (yet again)

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    They´re putting some of the salvaged containers on barges during this weekend to clear the ´disaster area´. Customer we work for had a few containers on that vessel (oops)...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coventrysucks
    The engine room's full of sea water.

    Something to do with the big holes in the sides of the ship.
    okay, towed on her merry way to the shipyards
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmcpokey
    okay, towed on her merry way to the shipyards
    They were, when the condition of the sea had them determien that it was likely to break up. So they beached it instead, believeing it better/easier to salvage it there than try to get it from the bottom
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matra et Alpine
    They were, when the condition of the sea had them determien that it was likely to break up. So they beached it instead, believeing it better/easier to salvage it there than try to get it from the bottom
    Just be honest was it you stealing the BMW motorbikes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spastik_Roach
    Just be honest was it you stealing the BMW motorbikes
    Nah -- crap bikes .......... but look close and you can see me wheeling barrels of wine up the beach
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matra et Alpine
    Nah -- crap bikes .......... but look close and you can see me wheeling barrels of wine up the beach
    Lets see them try and track down where thats gone!

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    this is only a short way up the coast from me. i'm quite interested to see in what order they start taking the containers off. take off the ones on the low side on the stern in order to stabilise the ship a bit better and others could slide off. i can't see them taking the ones of the high port side because surely that would cause even more of an inbalance. anyone got any ideas on how they'd do it?

    just found quite an interesting image of how the salvage operation is going to be done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmcpokey
    sent on her merry way.
    Sent to dry dock for dis-mantling
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