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Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing MH370, were spotted, the ship's owner said on March 20, 2014. — Reuters picNorwegian car carrier Hoegh St Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing MH370, were spotted, the ship's owner said on March 20, 2014. — Reuters picOSLO, March 20 — Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship owner’s said today.

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  • A family member of a passenger on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 cries as he watches a message board dedicated to passengers onboard the missing plane at a hotel in Beijing March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • Family members of a passenger on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 hug each other as they wait for news about the missing plane at a hotel in Beijing March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • A family member of a passenger on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 writes a message on a board dedicated to passengers onboard the missing plane at a hotel in Beijing March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • Hotel workers put out candle lights dedicated to passengers on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 after the prayer for the passengers was finished at a hotel in Beijing March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • A family member of a passenger on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 cries as he watches a message board dedicated to passengers onboard the missing plane at a hotel in Beijing March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • Family members of passengers on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 write messages to their missing relative on a board at a hotel in Beijing March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • A worker from Malaysian Airlines writes a message on a board dedicated to the passengers of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 at a hotel in Beijing March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • Selamat Omar, father of aircraft engineer Mohd Khairul Amri Selamat who was on board the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, speaks to reporters at the Everly Hotel in Putrajaya, on March 20, 2014. — Picture by Mohd Yusof Mat Isa

  • Selamat Omar, father of aircraft engineer Mohd Khairul Amri Selamat who was on board the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, speaks to reporters at the Everly Hotel in Putrajaya, on March 20, 2014. — Picture by Mohd Yusof Mat Isa

  • Satellite imagery provided to Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) of objects that may be possible debris of the missing MH370 aircraft in this picture released by AMSA March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • John Young, general manager of the emergency response division of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), shown on TV as he speaks about satellite imagery of debris possibly from MAS flight MH370 in Putrajaya March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • John Young, general manager of the emergency response division of AMSA, listens to a question in front of a diagram showing the search area for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean in Canberra March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • A diagram showing the search area for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean is seen during a briefing by John Young from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), in Canberra March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • A diagram showing the search area for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean is seen during a briefing by John Young from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), in Canberra March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • Journalists look at a TV screen broadcasting a news conference on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in Putrajaya March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • Malaysia's acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (centre) addresses reporters about the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) crew members from of an AP-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft after they arrived in Perth March 20, 2014 after searching an area in the southern Indian Ocean for the flight MH370.— Reuters pic

  • A family member of a passenger on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 reacts as he watches a message board dedicated to the passengers on the missing plane at a hotel in Beijing March 20, 2014. — Reuters pic

  • MH370 passenger Norliakmar Hamid's parents Sarah Nor, 55, and Hamid Ramlan arrive at the Cyberview Lodge Resort for a briefing tonight, on March 20, 2014. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng

  • Family members of Malaysian passengers aboard the missing flight MH370 leaving the Everly Hotel in Putrajaya to attend a briefing with Malaysian authorities at the Cyberview Lodge and Spa, on March 20, 2014.— Picture by Mohd Yusof Mat Isa

  • Family members of Malaysian passengers aboard the missing flight MH370 leaving the Everly Hotel in Putrajaya to attend a briefing with Malaysian authorities at the Cyberview Lodge and Spa, on March 20, 2014.— Picture by Mohd Yusof Mat Isa

  • Family members of Malaysian passengers aboard the missing flight MH370 arrive at the Cyberview Lodge and Spa to attend a briefing with Malaysian authorities, on March 20, 2014.— Picture by Saw Siow Feng

  • Family members of Malaysian passengers aboard the missing flight MH370 arrive at the Cyberview Lodge and Spa to attend a briefing with Malaysian authorities, on March 20, 2014.— Picture by Saw Siow Feng

  • Family members of Malaysian passengers aboard the missing flight MH370 arrive at the Cyberview Lodge and Spa to attend a briefing with Malaysian authorities, on March 20, 2014.— Picture by Saw Siow Feng

The car carrier was on its way from Madagascar to Melbourne when it got a request from Australian authorities to assist in investigating the objects spotted by satellite four days ago in one of the remotest parts of the globe, around 2,500km southwest of Perth. — Reuters

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