Cargo Ship Hit by Huge Waves Off Trang, 17 Containers Lost


On July 11, a large cargo vessel was battered by huge waves causing 17 containers to topple into the sea.

What happened?

The large container ship ‘NP Lovegistics 2’ was caught amid huge waves which caused 17 containers onboard the vessel to fall into the sea near Trang.

The vessel lost itst power after an electrical short circuit in the engine which caused the vessel to become adrift west of Koh Lao Liang in Trang’s Kantang district.

Rescue dispatched

The Trang marine police dispatched a patrol ship to assist the vessel after to knowing about the incident at noon.

The crew members onboard the vessel were able to bring power back to the ship with the help of the crew members but the 17 containers remained adrift at Sea. Fortunately, none of the crew members onboard the vessel were injured during the incident.

The marine police then advised the ship captain to bring it to dock at the Trang pier in Tambon Na Klua of Kantang district to initiate a retrieval operation on the lost containers at the sea.

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Source: Nation Multimedia


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