Incident Photo of the Week – Man Overboard?

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This weeks incident photo comes to us via cargolaw.com’s Photo Gallery of Cargo Loss.  The photos above taken at The Port of Auckland show that the rails of M/V Vega Gotland are bent.  So what happened? Has someone or something gone overboard? 

Yes – something to be precise! While at The Port of Auckland, Maersk Container MWCU5747674 fell off the Vega Gotland and into the water when the container next to it was lifted with one twist lock still locked.

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More on this incident can be found at Cargo Law HERE.