Container Ship Breaks Away from Its Mooring!


Container ship broke off her moorings and drifted to the middle of the river, reports Maritime Bulletin.

What happened?

Container ship MAERSK SIHANOUKVILLE broke off her moorings at Chittagong port, Bangladesh, on May 6. 

The ship was taken under control by port tug only after she drifted to the middle of the river.

Cause and damage reported

The ship was taken back to berth, without any trouble. It was reported that there were no  damages or container loss. 

Strong wind and current are believed to be the cause of an accident.

About the ship

Container ship MAERSK SIHANOUKVILLE, IMO 9840714, dwt 37621, capacity 2500 TEU, built 2019, flag Singapore.

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Source: Maritime Bulletin


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