Container ship lost 43 containers in Bangladesh waters

Container ship KSL GLADIATOR lost 43 containers overboard in the morning Jun 30 in Hatiya Channel, Bangladesh, being caught in rough weather, according to local media. The ship was en route from Chittagong to Pangaon, Dhaka, Meghna river. No information yet on type of cargoes in containers. At least part of lost containers reported to be afloat, drifting in the area and hampering navigation.
Container ship KSL GLADIATOR, IMO 8677237, dwt 2650, capacity 186 TEU, built 2008, flag Bangladesh, manager KARIM SHIPPING LINES LTD, Dhaka.

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Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.