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CONTAINER SHIPS COLLIDE IN THE SUEZ CANAL

CONTAINER SHIPS COLLIDE IN THE SUEZ CANAL

A collision between the 8100 teu Maersk Tanjong and Hapag Lloyd's 8750 teu Colombo Express, occurred in the early hours of Monday 29th Septemeber. The incident happened at the northern end of the Suez Canal whilst on route to Port Said.

According to sources within the industry, Maersk Line lost eight containers overboard, of which 4 were recovered.