STORM-RACKED MAERSK VESSEL UNDERGOES REPAIRS IN HALIFAX
The containership 'Maersk Carolina' is being repaired dockside in Halifax, Nova Scotia, after encountering heavy seas off Newfoundland in a storm that ripped and crushed containers stacked on deck.
Sources in Halifax said more than 130 containers, a mix of reefers and dry boxes, went over the side in the storm. The ship was en route to Halifax from the Mediterranean.
Tom Boyd, a Maersk spokesman, told Shipper’s NewsWire the U.S.-flag vessel was operated by Maersk Line, Inc. All personnel on board were American citizens.