26 containers lost by 6,500 container ship in stormy North sea

The ship was sailing south en route to Rotterdam, she has been changing destinations at least 2 times since leaving Bremerhaven on Feb 13, cruising or being anchored in North sea, between UK and mainland.

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Container ship MARCOS V being caught in storm Eunice, lost at least 26 containers, all reportedly empty FEU, in North sea NNW of Frisian islands, Netherlands, at night Feb 18 (according to track), and reporting loss in the morning Feb 19.

The ship was sailing south en route to Rotterdam, she has been changing destinations at least 2 times since leaving Bremerhaven on Feb 13, cruising or being anchored in North sea, between UK and mainland.

Last destination was Rotterdam, probably after containers loss. She berthed at Rotterdam at around 1200 UTC Feb 19. Dutch CG started a search for lost containers, none were found as of morning Feb 19.

The vessel is currently at port ROTTERDAM MAASVLAKTE, NL after a voyage of 5 days, 19 hours originating from port BREMERHAVEN, DE.

MARCOS V (IMO: 9307059) is a Container Ship that was built in 2005 (17 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Panama.

It’s carrying capacity is 6350 TEU and her current draught is reported to be 9 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 293.19 meters and her width is 40 meters.

WHERE IS THE SHIP?

Container Ship MARCOS V is currently located at UKC - Rotterdam Area at position 51° 58' 31.1" N, 003° 59' 28.4" E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-02-20 10:53 UTC The wind in this area at that time blows from Southwest direction at force 8 Beaufort.

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