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The MV Wakashio grounded off Mauritius

Geollect Analysis Reveals Shocking New Detail About Wakashio Grounding

Analysis by our investigation team has revealed the Wakashio appears to have suffered an engine failure prior to its fateful grounding.

We’ve identified a period of five and a half hours where the vessel was drifting at a 90 degree angle – something that indicates an engine failure.

Engine failure could shed light on other factors around the grounding, such as loss of communication equipment and speed changes. It also raises further questions for the ship’s owners.

Read the full article from Nishan Degnarain

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