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Container Loaded with One Million Cigarettes Washes Ashore On Devon Coast

Last Wednesday, we posted about Svendborg Maersk, which last an estimated 520 containers  in a storm in the Bay of Biscay.  What happened to all the containers that fell overboard?  One of them, loaded with a million cigarettes, may have just washed … Continue reading

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Svendborg Maersk Update: 520 Containers Lost in Bay of Biscay

The initial reports that the Svendborg Maersk lost 200-300 containers in a storm on Friday in the Bay of Biscay have turned out to be optimistic. The number is now estimated to be around 520. 85% of the boxes lost … Continue reading

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Bad Day on the Bay of Biscay — Svendborg Maersk Looses 200-300 Containers

Maersk Lines is reporting that the 7,200 TEU container ship Svendborg Maersk lost a “significant number of containers over board” on Friday while crossing the Bay of Biscay.   Lloyds List is reporting that 200-300 containers were lost in heavy weather while … Continue reading

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