June 30, 2021

SUFB 1177: More shipping containers are ending up in the ocean

SUFB 1177: More shipping containers are ending up in the ocean

A recent article highlighted a string of containers that have fallen off of shipping vessels in recent months. Some shipping experts say that it is caused by a change in the direction of waves causing rolling pitches on the vessels.  The experts...


A recent article highlighted a string of containers that have fallen off of shipping vessels in recent months. Some shipping experts say that it is caused by a change in the direction of waves causing rolling pitches on the vessels. 

The experts also say that taller ships with more containers stacked on top of each other are less sturdy, contributing to the increase in falling containers. 

Link to article: https://alsum.co/en/noticias/como-los-contenedores-terminan-en-el-oceano/

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