A container feeder capsized at the pier at a terminal in Shunan City, Japan on July 31, during cargo operations.
he small containership, Maya was loading cargo at the Tokuyama Shimomatsu Port, when it experienced a cargo accident, lost of stability and capsized.
All crewmembers managed to escape without serious injury, with one mariner being taken to the hospital for evaluation.
The vessel’s cargo went overboard, and while the majority remained next to the pier, a few containers went adrift in the harbor.
As a result, the Tokuyama station of the Japan Coast Guard has advised shipping to be aware and alert for floating cargo.
Furthermore, a small quantity of oil leaked from the vessel, and a light sheen is visible, but no major spill has been reported.