The Burning Cargo Ship Full Of Luxury Cars Has Finally Sunk In The Atlantic

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On Tuesday, a large cargo ship carrying 4,000 luxury sports cars worth an estimated $400 million, including Lamborghinis, Porsches, Audis, and Bentleys, sunk off the coast of Europe.

The Felicity Ace, a 60,000-ton cargo ship that caught fire on February 17, ran aground around 253 miles from the Azores, a Portuguese archipelago in the mid-Atlantic Ocean.

The ship’s owner, MOL Ship Management Singapore Pte Ltd, stated that the Panama-flagged vessel sank at 9 a.m. local time.

After catching fire, the Felicity Ace began to tilt to one side and absorb water. There were no injuries since 22 sailors were all saved after the fire broke out last month.

The Panama-flagged vessel caught fire, tilted to one side, and then ran aground in the mid-Atlantic Ocean.

According to reports, 3,965 Volkswagen AG vehicles were on board, including 1,100 Porsches. On February 10, the ship set sail from Emden, Germany, heading for Davisville, Rhode Island.

According to sources, Volkswagen’s parent firm manufactures its Volkswagen brand and Porsche, Audi, and Lamborghini models, all of which were on board.

While Volkswagen refuses to estimate the value of the stolen luxury automobiles, an incident insurance organisation informed The Wall Street Journal that the vehicles were valued at roughly $401 million.

Car dealerships in Michigan and Rhode Island received calls from anxious clients who had heard about the ship.

A Portuguese Navy helicopter surveys the damage caused by the fire that destroyed the Felicity Ace.

One man posted that his custom-built Porsche Boxster Spyder was on the sinking ship. The base model of the car costs $100,000.

The ship was carrying an estimated $400 million worth of luxury sports vehicles, including Lamborghinis.

European manufacturers declined to comment on how many vehicles and models were on board, although Porsche owners in the United States were contacted by their dealers, according to the company.

The cargo ship was reportedly carrying 1,100 Porches.

“We are already working to replace every car affected by this incident, and the first new cars will be built soon,” Angus Fitton, vice president of PR at Porsche Cars North America, Inc., said.

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