Coast Guard, partners monitoring stray cargo container response off Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard, partners monitoring stray cargo container response off Oregon Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard, NOAA and Environmental Protection Agency are monitoring the tracking and assessment of approximately 76 stray cargo containers about 17 miles off Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Saturday. On Sunday, March 4, the cargo ship Maersk Shanghai alerted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s command center via VHF-FM channel 16 that they lost about 70 cargo...