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Typhoon Lingling swept 72 containers in China

Typhoon Lingling swept 72 containers in China

Typhoon Linging caused the lose of dozens of containers. The vessel currently anchored N of Zhoushan.

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Typhoon Lingling swept by the Philippines and Japan’s Ryukyu Islands, bringing heavy rain and strong winds that knocked over trees and utility poles. The typhoon which caused deaths of many people winds of around 160 kilometers (95 miles) per hour. Typhoon Lingling is the thirteenth tropical cyclone (typhoon or tropical storm) in the North Pacific this year.

Chinese-flagged container ship XIN OU 21 has affected from the typhoon as well. On the night of September 5, 72 containers got lost. It has been reported that the ship is safe and now anchored N of Zhoushan.

Authorities tries to calculate the damage. Their priority is the recovery of dozens of containers and their content, floating in the sea and scattered around coastline.

Maritime Business World 

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