Grounded ship hits S.Africa car, wine sectors

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JOHANNESBURG, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Volkswagen South Africa said on Thursday it was cutting back on production after losing car parts on a ship grounded off the southern English coast. Looters made away with everything from car parts to BMW motorbikes and nappies as wreckage littered the beach after MSC Napoli was purposely grounded last Saturday to prevent it sinking at sea amid storms. The vessel was supposed to unload almost half of its 2,400 containers at South African ports in Cape ...

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