The Maersk Eindhoven is making for an Asian port, having turned around off Japan and lost 260 holders over the edge during a tempest on Wednesday.
The 13,100 teu transport, a sister boat to the Maersk Essen, which likewise lost 750 boxes over the edge a month ago, is currently in Japanese waters. No Asian port objective has been uncovered at this point.
“Subsequent to having encountered a motor stop in hefty oceans close to Japan in her intersection from Xiamen, China to Los Angeles, California on Maersk’s TP6 Asia/US West Coast-administration, the vessel Maersk Eindhoven lamentably lost 260 holders over the edge. In the wake of reestablishing drive, the vessel has turned around and we are at present surveying the closest reasonable port alternative in Asia to compartment the vessel,” Maersk expressed in an update.
Maersk proceeded to state: “Primer discoveries demonstrate that a motor stop and loss of moving in difficult situations prompted serious moving as the purpose behind the mishap.”
There have now been six detailed instances of boxes lost adrift in the Pacific in the space of only 79 days with around 3,000 holders plunging to the floor of the world’s biggest sea.
An AIS activity video beneath shipped off Splash yesterday shows the course of the vessel, just as specifying velocity and wave information.