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


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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