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Cargo Lost at Sea

February 15, 2021

Cargo Lost at Sea

Cargo ships are enduring rough seas in the Pacific Ocean in the first part of 2021, maritime insurance executives said roughly 3,000 containers have been lost at sea over the past two months alone. Most recent container ship lost an estimated 750 boxes sailing through heavy seas from China to Los Angeles, the latest in a spate of incidents in which boxes carrying millions of dollars’ worth of goods have gone overboard.

The IMDG International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code is a comprehensive set of globally accepted rules that enables packaged dangerous goods and marine pollutants to be carried safely by sea. Our training program provides comprehensive information for the safety of all while transporting goods.