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More boxes overboard

Another 260 containers lost overboard in heavy seas.

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Yet another container vessel has lost a significant number of containers overboard in heavy seas. This time the vessel was the 13,100 TEU Maersk EINDHOVEN, sailing on Maersk’s TP6 Asia/US West Coast service from Xiamen to Los Angeles.

 

According to Maersk: “The Maersk EINDHOVEN experienced a loss of engine propulsion for 3-4 minutes while sailing 45 nautical miles off Northern Japan in heavy seas on February 17, 2021. The loss of manoeuvrability resulted in severe rolling with 260 containers overboard and 65 containers damaged on deck".

 

The EINDHOVEN is now in Yokohama, Japan, and is expected to berth at APM Terminals facility today. “We are looking for ways to progress the timing but a 2-3 week port stay, before sailing to Los Angeles is a best estimate at this point in time and is subject to change. We will certainly gain better clarity once port operations commence,” Maersk said.

 

This latest incident is the sixth time a container vessel has lost boxes overboard in heavy seas in the last four months. Altogether 3,038 TEU have now been lost overboard in the Pacific Ocean in these incidents.

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