MAERSK Mega container ship lost man overboard in Pacific, continues SAR

Container ship MAERSK EUREKA lost a man overboard on Jul 29 in the Pacific ocean, NW of Los Angeles. The ship turned back at around 1720 UTC, sailed to the area where most probably, crew fell overboard, and started to search for him, moving in logs at a reduced speed. As of 0400 UTC Jul 30, MAERSK EUREKA was continuing SAR in the same area. The ship left Los Angeles on Jul 27, bound for Yokohama Japan.
Container ship MAERSK EUREKA, IMO 9501239, dwt 140973, capacity 13092 TEU, built 2012, flag Singapore, manager Maersk.

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My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.