Containers lost from M/V Manoa; 8 miles off Golden Gate, CA
8 miles off Golden Gate, CA | 2015-Dec-14
Initial Notification: On December 14, 2015, the NOAA Scientific Support Coordinator for California was notified by USCG of containers lost from the Matson Container Ship MANOA. On Friday, December 11, the MANOA departed the Port of Oakland bound for Seattle. While maneuvering to disembark the San Francisco based pilot, the vessel rolled in rough seas and 12 containers were believed lost overboard about 8 miles outside the Golden Gate. At least one container has washed ashore and broken open. The USCG requested NOAA assistance in tracking the remaining containers.
|Products of concern:||Shipping containers|
|Latitude (approximate):||37° 43.20′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||122° 39.00′ West|
|On-Water Recovery:||Unknown/Not applicable|
|In-Situ Burn:||Unknown/Not applicable|