Coal cargo crew allowed off ship after five month wait off port

A CARGO ship carrying Australian coal that had been stuck off the coast of China since September has finally been allowed to change its crew after repeated appeals by the Mediterranean Shipping Company.

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Anastasia sailed from Queensland's Hay Point port carrying about 90,000 tonnes of Australian coal.

 

MSC, which maintains the vessel and organises its crew, having exhausted all possible options for crew change including efforts at a diplomatic level between Indian and Chinese authorities, was