Container ship APL ENGLAND lost 40 containers in rough seas, Australia

Container ship APL ENGLAND reported cargo loss early in the morning May 24 some 40 nm SE of Sydney, after temporary power loss, in rough weather. At least 40 containers went overboard, 74 were damaged. The ship was en route from Shanghai to Melbourne, ETA May 25. After the accident, she turned back and headed for Brisbane, ETA May 25.
Container ship APL ENGLAND, IMO 9218650, dwt 67987, capacity 5510 TEU, built 2001, flag Singapore.



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