Container ship caught in storm, at least 12 containers lost, Celtic sea

Container ship ELBCARRIER lost containers overboard in Celtic sea in the afternoon Dec 8, while en route from Rotterdam to Dublin Ireland, being caught in rough weather. 12 drifting containers were spotted at 2330 UTC in vicinity 51 40N 005 50W,. Number of lost containers unknown. The ship reached Dublin in the afternoon Dec 9.
Container ship ELBCARRIER, IMO 9388510, dwt 11166, capacity 974 TEU, built 2007, flag Cyprus, manager ELBDEICH REEDEREI.



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