Stranded MV Wisdom finally gets freedom, leaves Juhu

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New Delhi, Jul 2: MV Wisdom, which was left stranded on the Juhu Beach after the efforts to tug it away failed has finally been moved from the Juhu beach on Jul 2(today).

The Merchant Vessel was tugged away by Smit Salvage, International salvage company from Juhu beach, Mumbai to Alang in Gujarat.

The MV Wisdom, a massive cargo ship was on its way to Alang Shipyard, Gujarat from Colombo to be dismantled. The engine of the ship failed while it was on its way and the cable used to tow-boat broke down subsequently. The ship started moving dangerously near the Bandra Worli sea link and then stranded at Juhu Beach on Saturday, Jun 17.

Earlier, equipments and steel cables were dropped through Naval helicopters on the ship so Smit Salvage Company, which has headquarters in Rotterdam could get to work. The cables would be attached so that the ship could be moved to Alang.

Three people lost their lives in an attempt to get close to MV Wisdom.

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