Boxship Maersk Dellys stopped in Port Phillip Bay with chemical spill
Boxship Maersk Dellys arrived to Melbourne on Oct 24 13 but was anchored in Port Phillip Bay until cleared and confirmed clean of spilled chemicals. Chemicals spilled from container or containers on board while vessel was en route from Fremantle to Melbourne, circumstances unknown. Master said spill was contained, and there is no threat of spilling overboard, but the authorities ordered vessel to anchor and wait for inspection. Character of chemical unknown. FleetMon.com marked vessel’s status as “Stopped, Hazard A (Major)”.