OOCL said one of its ships, OOCL Canada, has abandoned a transpacific crossing due mechanical problems.
In a notice to customers, OOCL said on Saturday, Nov. 16, OOCL Canada
reported "a high temperature alarm in the tail shaft system when sailing in heavy weather and sea conditions.
"After a risk assessment was conducted, and for the safety of the vessel, crew, cargo, and containers on board, the master recommended that the vessel needs to be inspected and should not complete her long Transpacific voyage from Kaohsiung to Long Beach," the carrier added.
has arranged for inspections and is expected to arrive in Shanghai later this week.
The carrier said it has made arrangements for containers to be transferred to another ship, OOCL Tianjin
, which will take the cargo to Long Beach, Calif.