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Old 11-06-2020, 17:40   #136
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Re: Another 40 containers!

Mearsk line carry 12 million containers per year, Thats only one shipping line,
Emma Mearsk their biggest ship, Carrys approx 15,000 containers per voyage,

40 Containers lost overboard,

Is a very small number when you compare it with the number of containers lost or destroyed off train derailments, Truck Accidents, Etc Etc, General freight by road,

The only difference is you cant recover containers lost in a very big ocean,

Add one dollar to the cost of every container shipped, That would give them enough money to have a specialist crew to recover any lost containers at sea,
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Old 11-06-2020, 17:49   #137
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Re: Another 40 containers!

I have never heard of a sailing boat being damaged by containers that have fallen off trains or trucks so we shouldn't be comparing the number containers lost at sea to those numbers lost on land.
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Re: Another 40 containers!

Australia Tackles Lost Containers at Sea with Targeted Safety Campaign

Australia has launched a safety campaign targeting cargo securing arrangements on board containerships after spate of recent lost container incidents off the country’s shores.

The inspection campaign was launched this week by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.
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