Container ship capsized, sank in port, Japan VIDEO

Container ship MAYA capsized and rested on bottom portside along berth at Shunan Port, Honshu, Seto Inland Sea, at around 1200 LT (UTC+ 9) Jul 31. The ship lost stability during loading of containers, and capsized. Some 100 containers went overboard and drifted around in port area and Tokuyama Bay waters. Ship’s AIS off since capsizing. Three crew who were on board, escaped, one of them was taken to hospital, nothing life-threatening though. About 40 liters of fuel leaked. Operations under way to recover floating containers and contain fuel stain.

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