Australia to inspect every box ship in new crackdown on cargo securing

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Australia has put containership operators and masters “on notice” of a new inspection campaign targeting cargo securing.
Following recent incidents resulting in containers being lost overboard, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has vowed to inspect every cargo ship calling at Australian ports between August and October.
It said incidents like the 81 containers lost by YM Efficiency in 2018 and the 50 lost by the APL England in May had caused …

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