Cargo Ship Goes Aground as Typhoon Meranti Hits China
Another casualty from Super Typhoon Meranti to report today with the grounding of a 42,000 load containership near Xiamen, China.
The ship Gan Tai Tai Zhou went to an external anchorage near Xiamen when Meranti struck the location Thursday with solid winds as well as extreme rainfall. According to records the container ship dragged support as well as ran marooned on the southwest pointer of Kinmen island.
It appears the ship’s staff might still be stuck aboard the vessel authorities attempt to identify choices for rescue as well as salvage of the vessel.
Yesterday, gCaptain reported that Super Typhoon Meranti triggered a 14,000 teu newbuild container ship break without its moorings as well as strike shoreside in cranes in Kaohsiung port in Taiwan, triggering the cranes to collapse.