A cargo ship carrying 2,862 vehicles from BMW AG, Saab Automobile and Volvo Car sank off the French port of Dunkirk Dec. 17. The vehicles, including several pre-sold models, are a total loss, published reports say. The sinking of the Norwegian container ship, Tricolor, happened as a result of a collision between the ship and another container vessel, the Kariba. Both ships were on parallel courses, but one experienced radar problems in heavy fog. The Kariba returned to port but sustained ...

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