Dutch container search reveals sixteenth century wreck

April 5, 2019 - General

Dutch maritime investigators searching for missing containers washed overboard during a North Sea storm have accidentally stumbled on a 16th-century shipwreck, the oldest such a find to date, officials revealed on Wednesday.

Wooden beam from the shipwreck [Credit: AFP/Koen van Weel]The ancient wreck was discovered during a search for missing containers from the Panama-registered MSC Zoe, which lost almost 350 containers while battling…

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