INTERNATIONAL: Shipbuilder denies error in MOL Comfort’s design and construction
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (HHI) has defended the design and construction of MOL Comfort, one of the largest ships lost at sea, having been taken to court by shipowner Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) in a case widely watched by shippers and insurers.
In an email to Lloyd’s List, the Japanese yard said: “The design of the vessel… has complied with classification societies’ rules and regulations related to hull strength and satisfied inspection requirements for the ship under construction.”
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