The officer on watch deviated from standing orders to attempt to make up some time to allow a more favorable tide and current
for entering port. The floating containers will be a hazard to navigation
, Rena, aground out of the shipping
lanes, not so much. As to the containers with water reactive contents, the way MNZ as acted to date, it is anyone's guess how they are going to address that. Containers are typically loaded to facilitate efficient discharge at upcoming ports
, BUT if contents are reactive to water, you would think provisions would be made for their hold position.