Berthed container ship capsized during cargo operations, Kolkata

Container ship MARINTRUST-01 capsized and rested portside on pier at Kolkata port, India, in the morning Mar 24. The ship isdeployed in container service connecting Kolkata and Chittagong, she was about to leave Kolkata on Mar 25. little doubt with regards to the cause of an accident – obviously, it’s stability loss with containers moving triggering the capsize.
Container ship MARINTRUST-01, IMO 9783174, dwt 3475, built 2018, flag Bangladesh, manager MARINTRUST LTD.



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