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World's Biggest Containership "Hard Aground" As Baltic Dry Crashes Below 300 For First Time Ever

  • Before this year the lowest level The Baltic Dry Index had reached was 556 in August of 1986 and the highest was in June 2008 at a stunning 11,612.
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Hamburg Nachrichten

There’s a boat stuck on the river Elbe
in a myriad of hues
it’s drawn a crowd from all around
I saw it on the news… 51 more words

One of world's biggest container ships stranded on German river - YouTube


Crews are attempting to pump hundreds of cubic metres of heavy fuel oil from one of the world’s biggest container ships.

The CSCL Indian Ocean is stranded on the Elbe River in Germany after running aground while approaching the port of Hamburg.


CSCL INDIAN OCEAN by htrappmann

Due to a rudder failure one of the greatest ships in the world, the ‘CSCL INDIAN OCEAN’, grounded in the river Elbe on Feb 03 16. 30 more words


Aerial view of Rotterdam Container Terminal

The Port of Rotterdam, Netherlands, is the largest port in Europe covering 105 square kilometers. (Picture: Benjamin Grant/Google Earth/Digital Globe)