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Baltic Tern loses five containers in North Sea

The 1,600TEU boxship Baltic Tern has lost five containers at sea north of Ameland, The Netherlands, after experiencing difficulties due to heavy weather en route from the Port of St. Petersburg in Russia to the Port of Rotterdam.

Among the lost containers, there were two tank containers, one full of acetone, a low flash point chemical, and the other was carrying used cooking oil, according to Ron Corstanje, spokesman for the Dutch Coast Guard. Another lost container was carrying pellets, while there was, also a box with paper and an empty container.

Source: Kustwacht Nederland

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