Surfrider Foundation Europe published a report discussing container loss and its impact in the marine environment. In the meantime, the Association recommends ten measures to regulate a proportion of container traffic, thereby cutting the number of annual container losses.
In the latest situation update, Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Company confirmed that significant progress has been made in the clean-up operation in the North Sea and on the beaches of the Netherlands and Germany, after 281 containers were lost overboard the mega container ship ‘MSC Zoe’ last week. In total, 1,220 metric tons of debris has been collected.
Following Thailand’s waste ban, the UK Club informed that, to date, there are approximately 1,600 containers and 1,400 containers of scrap or waste cargoes at Laem Chabang Port and Bangkok Port respectively. The majority of the containers checked by Customs were found to be illegal
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