Containers collapsed on board of container ship, UAE UPDATE

UPDATE: Understood it happened not in port but during the voyage.

Containers stack on the stern of container ship UNI FLORIDA has reportedly collapsed at Jebel Ali, UAE, on Jul 30. Some containers were damaged, some probably fell overboard, it’s not yet confirmed. UNI FLORIDA arrived at Jebel Ali on Jul 27 from Saudi Arabia, and as of evening Jul 31, remained moored at Jebel Ali.
There already was containers collapse accident on board of UNI FLORIDA before, in 2007, when she was sailing under her maiden name ITAL FLORIDA.
Container ship UNI FLORIDA, IMO 9308039, dwt 42950, capacity 3450 TEU, built 2007, flag Panama, manager UNI SHIPS & MANAGEMENT LTD (EQUASIS).



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