Cargo ship with containers capsized at Iskenderun port, VIDEO

General cargo ship SEA EAGLE loaded with containers lost stability during offloading operation at Iskenderun Port, Turkey, either at night Sep 17, or early in the morning Sep 18. The ship, according to photos and video, rested starboard on pier, then listed and capsized portside, resting on bottom stern and portside, partially above waterline. Many containers went overboard. No info yet on number of lost containers and their recovery; oil leak. Wreck is surrounded by booms, understood salvage, cleansing operation, containers recovery are under way. SEA EAGLE arrived at Iskenderun in the afternoon Sep 17 from Mersin, Turkey.

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