Triple collision of US/German container ships in Yokohama

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March 22, 2019 - Triple collision between container ships reportedly occurred at Yokohama Anchorage off Nonmoku Terminal, at around 2330 Tokyo time Mar 21. Local sources didn’t identify ships, including their types, and mentioned only their flags. Antigua-flagged ship, according to local sources, struck anchored USA-flagged ship, and later, Liberia-flagged ship, also anchored. 

BDP International is actively monitoring the status of shipments affected by this incident and will be in contact with our customers who had cargo on board of the vessels. In the meantime, should you have any questions please reach out to your local BDP representative.

According to AIS tracks, three container ships were involved. Antigua-flagged MARCLIFF has just left Yokohama Nonmoku, bound for Nagoya, and collided with USA-flagged APL GUAM, which was either approaching port or dropping anchor, it's unclear.

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Source: Fleetmon 

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