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ATSB investigates loss of containers overboard from APL England

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 25, 2020
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating the loss of containers overboard from APL England in heavy weather, about 37 NM east-south-east of Sydney, NSW, on 24 May 2020.
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At 0610 AEST, during heavy weather, the vessel’s main engine tripped, resulting in loss of propulsion for a short time. During this period, the vessel was rolling heavily—up to 25°—causing an unknown number of containers to fall on deck and into the sea.

Topics: ATSB APL England

As part of the investigation, investigators will attend the ship upon its safe arrival into port, and collect relevant evidence including interviewing directly involved parties.

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