Lost M/V Pacific Adventurer Containers Found – Images

At least 24 out of the 31 containers lost from the MV Pacific Adventurer during Cyclone Hamish have been found by the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) Huon Class Mine Hunters, HMA Ships Yarra and Norman. Both vessels have been searching since March 18 using a Variable Depth Sonar in the vicinity of where the containers were thought to be lost. The sonar is able to detect objects … [Read more...]

Pacific Adventurer – Oil Spilled Exceeds Original Estimates

Estimates for the amount of oil that spilled earlier this week after the cargo ship, Pacific Adventurer, sustained damage in Cyclone Hamishthe near Brisbane, Australia is now upwards of 200,000 liters.  This is substantially more than the 42,000 liters first stated by the ship's owner, Swire Shipping.  Australian authorities have declared several coastal areas near Brisbane … [Read more...]