Mega container ship AL ZUBARA lost containers with others damaged in her maiden voyage
Mega container ship AL ZUBARA lost at least three containers, with unknown number of others shifted and damaged, in Mediterranean sea during the night 16 to 17 Jan, in her maiden voyage. Reportedly AL ZUBARA was caught in rough weather and was hit by one or several big wave hits. Vessel had to call in emergency Malaga port, Spain, in order to assess damaged containers and goods, and fix shifted containers. In the morning Jan 18 AL ZUBARA arrived to Malaga and was berthed. Special crane was contracted, to handle giant ship. There were 12600 TEU on board. AL ZUBARA resumed voyage on Jan 19.