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Former Exxon Valdez Sold as Scrap for $16 million in Singapore



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Former Exxon Valdez, now Oriental Nicety, sold for scrap

What do you do when your name becomes linked with one of the most horrific environmental disasters in American history - and no one wants you around anymore?

In the case of the Exxon Valdez, arguably the most famous ship of modern times, you move and you change your name.

Twenty-three years after the oil supertanker became synonymous with what its Irving-based owner at the time calls "one of the lowest points in ExxonMobil's 125-year history," the ship is slated for the scrap heap. Read the rest of the story....

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