APL vessel detained in Australia after losing containers

Australia's Maritime Safety Authority has detained a container vessel from shipping company APL after the ship lost at least 40 containers in the waters off Sydney. The authority is currently inspecting the vessel.

APL England photographed in the Port of Brisbane after it lost roughly 40 containers off the coast of Sydney Sunday. | Photo: Stringer/REUTERS / X80002

A vessel from shipping company APL has been detained by Australia's Maritime Safety Authority, AMSA, after it lost approximately 40 containers off the coast of Sydney Sunday.

Container vessel APL England lost propulsion on Sunday when it ended up in a storm approximately 73 kilometers southeast of Sydney on a voyage from Ningbo, China.

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