Hapag-Lloyd’s 8,000-TEU Tolten collided with the 6,350-TEU Hamburg Bay at South Asia Port Terminal, one of South Asia’s busiest seaports. There are no reports of injuries.
A special operation has been launched to retrieve the containers.
Pakistan’s two key ports Karachi and Qasim are facing extreme congestion, according to local media reports, and a similar incident took place in Karachi two months ago.
To see video footage of the incident via The Maritime Executive click here