Containers removed from cargo ship

Containers stuck on the Somers Isles cargo ship from Wednesday were removed on Friday, the CEO of Polaris Holdings said.

Some items were not removed from the ship on Wednesday because one of the docks’ two cranes broke down.

The crane is one of two used to unload ships.

Perishables and other priority items were taken off the ship on Wednesday.

The Somers Isles had to move away from the offloading area to allow another ship on Thursday and the remainder of its container load were removed on Friday.

Mr Jones, whose firm is the parent of dock operators Stevedoring Services, said the broken crane did not halt dock operations but “just slows things down a bit.”

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published Mar 10, 2019 at 3:35 pm (Updated Mar 10, 2019 at 3:35 pm)

Containers removed from cargo ship

What you
Need to
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    • "Which of these is the worst political gaffe of modern times"
    • Craig Cannonier getting on that plane
    • 11%
    • Michael Fahy pressing on with Pathways to Status
    • 10%
    • Bob Richards's 'Money doesn't grow on trees' speech
    • 5%
    • Lt-Col David Burch and ATVs
    • 9%
    • Wayne Caines and the London cereal cafe
    • 44%
    • Zane DeSilva's mystery shopper cruise
    • 21%
    • Total Votes: 5373
    • Poll Archive

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts