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Why the Emma Mærsk’s Engine Room Flooded – the Watertight Bulkhead that Wasn’t

In the beginning of February, we posted about the flooding of the engine room on the Emma Mærsk, as the ship was entering the Suez Canal. The flooding put 16 feet of water in the engine room of ship, which is … Continue reading

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Drama in the Suez Canal – Engine Room Flooding on the Emma Mærsk

On Friday night, the Emma Mærsk, one of the world’s largest container ships, suffered flooding in the engine room and lost power as it was in the northern end of the Suez Canal.  Tugs were dispatched and the 1,300 foot long 14,700 TEU … Continue reading

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