Ship loaded with Syrian chemical weapons docks in Italy

A container from the Danish vessel Ark Futura is forklifted to be placed onto a truck which will drive into the U.S.-owned MV Cape Ray. Credit: PA Images

A Danish ship carrying hundreds of tons of chemical weapons from Syria has arrived at a port in southern Italy.

The Ark Futura will rendezvous with a US-owned cargo vessel that will destroy the highly toxic material at sea.