Thursday, August 9, 2012

Fire Strikes France Telecom-Orange's Cable Ship

The crew of France Telecom-Orange's cable-ship, the Chamarel, was forced to abandon ship off the coast of Namibia following a fire. All 56 crew members were safely recovered by a Namibian fishing vessel without injury or incident.

The ship had recently completed a repair operation on the Sat3-Safe cable in the Atlantic.

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