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Shipping firm says will pay for Dutch island clean-up

THE HAGUE: The owner of a ship that lost some 270 containers in the North Sea this week, pledged Saturday to pay "the full costs" for cleaning up debris littering the northern Dutch and German coastlines. The Panama-registered MSC Zoe, one of the world's largest container ships, lost hundreds of containers late Tuesday while battling a storm near the Frisian Islands, an archipelago off the northern Dutch coast also known as the Wadden Islands. Containers and debris, including plastic toys, polystyrene, shoes, and at…