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Livestock carriers are at least twice as likely to be lost by sinking or grounding

Cattle. Sunken ship

PortandTerminal.com, November 6, 2020 The world was horrified last September this year when a livestock carrier sank during rough weather off the coast of Japan. Lost were 41 of 43 crew – only two men were rescued. Almost 6,000 cattle drowned in the incident. A year ago in November, we reported on a similar, horrific incident. The livestock carrier QUEEN HIND with …

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New Zealand Suspends Live Cattle Exports After Livestock Carrier Sinking

Livestock carrier

PortandTerminal.com, September 4, 2020 AUCKLAND – The New York Times is reporting today that New Zealand is suspending the export of live cattle after the sinking of the Gulf Livestock 1, a livestock carrier, in the Sea of Japan. The incident has raised fresh questions about the safety and ethics of transporting livestock by sea. The Gulf Livestock 1 left Napier, …

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Livestock Carrier With 43 Crew And Thousands Of Cattle Missing Off Japan

Livestock carrier

PortandTerminal.com, September 2, 2020 TOKYO – The Japanese Coast Guard is searching for a livestock carrier after a distress signal was sent from the vessel on Wednesday. The ship is believed to be carrying 43 crew members — 39 from the Philippines, two from New Zealand, and one each from Australia and Singapore. The vessel also reported to be carrying …

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14,000 Sheep Die on Ship Capsized Off Romania

Officials ended a rescue operation that had saved just 254 sheep as crews prepared to remove over 14,000 of carcasses from the vessel that capsized PortandTerminal.com, November 29, 2019 BUCHAREST, ROMANIA – A livestock vessel carrying 14,600 live sheep that was destined for a buyer in Saudi Arabia capsized on Sunday. The ship’s crew of 21 Syrians were all quickly rescued, but …

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