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Third container of Baltic Tern found at the bottom of the North Sea and recovered

A third container from the ship Baltic Tern has been found and recovered. It is a freight container that contained wood fibers, reports Rijkswaterstaat.

Omrop Fryslân writes that the container had already sunk and broken in two. The waste container was removed from the bottom of the North Sea by a salvage vessel and brought to Terschelling.

Tank containers intact

Container ship Baltic Tern reported last week that it had lost five containers on its way from Saint Petersburg to Rotterdam, some 27 kilometers north of Ameland. Two containers were found relatively quickly; a tank container containing acetone and an empty tank container for used cooking oil.

Although both containers were damaged, they remained intact and “as far as is known” have not started to leak, says a spokesman for Rijkswaterstaat.

On Ameland, the lost containers last week recalled the MSC Zoe, the container ship that lost 350 containers over the Wadden Islands at the beginning of 2019:

Third container of Baltic Tern found at the bottom of the North Sea and recovered
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