About 40 containers with unknown contents washed away by the storm in the sea near the Kuril Islands countersunk Hyundai Singapore vessel under the flag of Great Britain, told RIA Novosti on Friday, a representative of Maritime Rescue Sub Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
"British container ship Hyundai Singapore, passing the junction Urup Island Auckland — Busan, got into a violent storm. From the deck of the ship washed into the sea about 40 containers. Container itself was not injured, the ship did not submit distress and, according to our information, the path continues, according to the specified rate, "- said the official.
He added that the contents of the container is not known.
Source: RIA "Novosti".