Posted on March 19, 2018 by Ashleigh Cowie

Port operations are on hold and containers are missing after two large container ships collided at Karachi harbour yesterday morning.

Container ship, Tolten crashed in to Hamburg Bay which was berthed in Pakistan. Operations have now been suspended as the port teams try to recover the 20 containers that fell overboard during the collision.

Reports of damage to the containers and serious damage to both ships. Three tugs were at the scene to aid the recovery.

Container ship HAMBURG BAY, IMO 9332872, dwt 72982, capacity 6350 TEU, built 2009, flag Liberia, operator EASTERN PACIFIC SHIPPING UK.

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