MOL MAXIM containers loss still a mystery Update
Sep 23: Mike Zampa, a spokesman for the Port of Oakland, said the company was able to secure some of the containers. From the air, Skyfox could see two that were latched to the dock. A third was secured at a separate location. A fourth was on the dock and about five or six of the metal containers sank 50 feet.
"Divers will be called in beginning early tomorrow morning and the salvage operation begins for the remaining containers that are under water," says Zampa. Among fallen containers there are 20-foot and 40-foot containers. It's still unclear what caused the containers to fall from the vessel.
11 container fell overboard from container ship MOL MAXIM, berthed at Outer Harbor, Oakland, Califoenia, in the afternoon Sep 21. Still not known why did it happen. As of morning Sep 22, only one container was recovered, the rest are still missing, most probably all of them sank, because according to local news, divers were deployed to find the remaining 10 containers. No hazmat believed to be in lost containers, traffic in port not affected.