Karachi ship collision: Initial report holds captain responsible
KARACHI: An preliminary investigation record on Hapeg-Lloyd’s send eight,000-TEU Tolten collision held captain of the send accountable for the incident, resources knowledgeable Geo Information on Monday.
Hapeg-Lloyd’s send eight,000-TEU Tolten, which used to be sporting transit-containers, collided with any other vessel 6,350-TEU Hamburg Bay close to the South Asia Port Terminal Restricted (SAPT) berth on March 19. A minimum of 21 packing containers fell into the ocean as a result of the collision.
The sunken packing containers have been sporting imported automobiles and freight price thousands and thousands of rupees.
The send’s recording printed that the captain didn’t factor any directives to stop the collision.
“The captain’s behind schedule reaction used to be the explanation in the back of the incident,” the record mentioned.
The record additional mentioned that the twist of fate may have been have shyed away from if the Karachi Port had extra tough tugs.
“The Karachi Port will have to have 3 tugs, no longer two,” it mentioned.
It additionally mentioned that the send’s opposite tools didn’t paintings on the time of the collision, including that the send will have to were stopped inside of two mins however it stored working until two mins 40 seconds.
It mentioned that the twist of fate took place as a result of the captain’s incapability to halt the rate of the send.
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