Maersk Honam rebuilt and renamed after fire

July 24, 2019 /

Seventeen months after a devastating fire which resulted in the loss of 5 lives, Maersk is set to send the 15,282 teu boxship Maersk Honam back on active duty. The owner decided to reuse the stern section in a new ship, to be constructed at a South Korean shipyard. The damaged bow section and the accommodations block were removed at Dubai Drydocks for scrapping. The stern section was taken from Jebel Ali to Geoje aboard a semi-submersible ship. She retains the same IMO number, but she now carries a new name - Maersk Halifax Source: Splash 247 / Maritime Executive