Container ship EVER LIFTING contacted Uruguay MRCC in the afternoon of Aug 29 and reported a man overboard, some 12 nm south of Pirapolis Uruguay, east of Montevideo. SAR was launched with the deployment of helicopters, boats from nearby ports including Navy minesweeper, and EVER LIFTING. Understood lost crew wasn’t found, but as of morning Aug 30, a search was still underway. EVER LIFTING berthed at Montevideo, her scheduled port of call, late Aug 29, she arrived from Itajai Brazil.
On another side Marine Traffic reported that: Container Ship EVER LIFTING is currently located at ECSA – East Coast South America at position 34° 54′ 8.748″ S, 56° 12′ 36.756″ Was reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-08-30 13:46 UTC (3 minutes ago)
The wind in this area at that time blows from Northeast direction at force 3 Beaufort
The vessel is currently at port MONTEVIDEO, UY after a voyage of 1 day, 14 hours originating from port NAVEGANTES, BR.
EVER LIFTING (IMO: 9629122) is a Container Ship that was built in 2015 (6 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of the United Kingdom.
Its carrying capacity is 8452 TEU and its current draught is reported to be 10.5 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 335 meters and her width is 45 meters.