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Stow collapse on MAERSK LIMA

Luxury BMW cars were written off when a deck stow collapsed in Buenos Aires

 

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Several containers loaded with luxury cars, mostly BMWs, collapsed from the container ship MAERSK LIMA, berthed at Terminal 4, Buenos Aires, operated by APM Terminals, on the morning of 23rd May. The cars were smashed as part of the stack collapsed onto the foredeck, and losses are estimated to run into hundreds of thousands of US$ as the cars, being shipped by Hamburg Süd, were declared a write-off.

Stow collapse on foredeck. (Photo: Autoblog.com.ar)
Stow collapse on foredeck. (Photo: Autoblog.com.ar)

APM Terminals issued a press release, explaining that the incident was not due to poor handling on its accident, and that the stow had come loose at sea. It drew attention to heavy weather that MAERSK LIMA sailed through while crossing Rio Grande do Sûl en route to Buenos Aires from the Brazilian Port of Paranaguá. MAERSK LIMA arrived in Buenos Aires on 19th May and was still there as of 25th May, due to clean-up and removal operations using mobile cranes.

 

There are no reports of any injuries.

 

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