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ZIM container ship lost dozen containers off Vancouver

Container ship ZIM KINGSTON lost some 40 containers overboard some 30 nm off Vancouver island in the afternoon Oct 22, understood while underway, approaching Juan de Fuca Strai en route from Busan Korea to Vancouver. At least two of the lost containers contain combustible hazmat, as well as two crushed containers on the cargo deck. The number of collapsed, destroyed or damaged containers on deck is unknown. The ship reached Victoria and was anchored at around 1800 UTC on Oct 22.

Container Ship ZIM KINGSTONis currently located at WCCAN – West Coast Canada at position 48° 20′ 12.228″ N, 123° 21′ 23.76″ Was reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-10-23 13:15 UTC (3 minutes ago)
The wind in this area at that time blows from the East direction at force 2 Beaufort.
The vessel is currently at port CONSTANCE BANK ANCH, CA after a voyage of 16 days, 20 hours originating from port BUSAN NEW PORT, KR.

ZIM KINGSTON (IMO: 9389693) is aContainer Ship that was built in 2008 (13 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Malta.
Its carrying capacity is 4253 TEU and her current draught is reported to be 12.2 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 260.01 meters and her width is 32.26 meters.

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