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Demolition of beached cargo ship on French coast to take three weeks

Stephane Mahe / Reuters

A crane dismantles the Maltese-registered cargo ship the TK Bremen on Kerminihy beach at Erdeven, in western France, Jan. 7. The TK Bremen ran aground on Kerminihy beach at Erdeven on the coast of Brittany during the winter storm Joachim on Dec. 16.

Read the background on the TK Bremen in an earlier PhotoBlog post.

David Vincent / AP

The beached TK Bremen cargo ship is broken apart at Erdeven, near Lorient, western France, Jan. 7. The demolition of the ship is expected to take three weeks.