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The container ship Felicity Ace sank off the coast of the Azores on March 1, 2022, after fire broke out on board. The ship was carrying 3,965 Volkswagen Group cars, including electric vehicles. A Harbourmaster in the Azores told media that lithium-ion batteries were the cause of the fire, though this has not been proven. All 22 crew members were safely evacuated, while insurers estimate the loss of goods on board at $438 million.
Image: Marinha Portuguesa
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