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Not only shipping delays, but 70 to 73 containers LOST off the coast of N Carolina!

islandjoan
March 07, 2018 09:39AM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 1,634

Same article that Alana posted under the shipping companies thread, but I am just noting that the article says that 70 to 73 containers were LOST. That sucks!

Source article Shipping Delays

So also what that means to us, is BUY EXTRA stuff at the stores while you can get it.

Re: Not only shipping delays, but 70 to 73 containers LOST off the coast of N Carolina!

Gator's Mom
March 07, 2018 10:01AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 869

That ship was sailing from Norfolk to Charleston. I checked their website and I don't think Maersk Line sails to the Virgin Islands.

The ship that dumped the containers was routed to SE Asia from the US east coast.

No need to stock up.

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islandjoan
Same article that Alana posted under the shipping companies thread, but I am just noting that the article says that 70 to 73 containers were LOST. That sucks!

Source article Shipping Delays

So also what that means to us, is BUY EXTRA stuff at the stores while you can get it.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/07/2018 10:03AM by Gator's Mom.

Re: Not only shipping delays, but 70 to 73 containers LOST off the coast of N Carolina!

islandjoan
March 07, 2018 10:42AM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 1,634

ah thanks, I didn't research it too far to see where it was going.

Re: Not only shipping delays, but 70 to 73 containers LOST off the coast of N Carolina!

singlefin
March 07, 2018 08:14PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 716

So what does that mean to us?

Don't believe everything you read here.


Thank you Gator's Mom for the "Fact Check"

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