Originally Posted by codprawn
"The vessel is carrying 2,323 containers, 158 of which are classed as hazardous according to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.
Devon and Cornwall Constabulary are advising the public to avoid the Sidmouth/Branscombe area.
Members of the public who may sight a container are being advised to report it to Portland Coastguard on 01305 760439 and must keep well clear."
Of course they don't want anyone getting hurt!!!
Anyone heard of the film "Whiskey Galore"???
I am sure they ask you to keep clear!!!! what is the Beach Combers salvage percentage??
It would be interesting to just se what the rules here are.
Can one claim a container on the beach????
They are safer here than half submerged on the shipping lane.
But what if there are some really iffy substancs on it.
Can one track the manifest on the Web.
Codders, you are the COmputer person, can we get a look at the manifest???
SOmeone in the Emergency services should be able to know what they are dealing with. I wouldwish to know if I lived there including the amount of Bunker oil on board?????
Lyme bay could end up being "Grime Bay" Just stirring it up!!!!
Its one of the things I do really well.