13 containers from NSB Post-Panamax fell into water in Kaohsiung VIDEO

13 20’ containers fell overboard from container ship SEAMAX NEW HAVEN during cargo operations at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, in the afternoon Jan 9. All 13 containers didn’t sink and remained afloat, threatening port’s traffic. As of 2000 LT Jan 9, only 3 containers were recovered, the rest were still floating.
SEAMAX NEW HAVEN left Kaohsiung on Jan 10, arrived at Taipei same day.
Container ship SEAMAX NEW HAVEN, IMO 9293777, dwt 100887, capacity 8084 TEU, built 2005, flag Marshall Islands, manager NSB Hamburg.



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