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Improper stacking from a Young Brothers barge led to loss of shipping containers in waters off Hilo Bay

  • COURTESY PHOTO BY TIM WRIGHT
                                The National Transportation Safety Board found that 21 containers on a Young Brothers’ barge fell in the ocean in June because of improper stacking. The remaining load on the barge was pictured in Hilo.

    COURTESY PHOTO BY TIM WRIGHT

    The National Transportation Safety Board found that 21 containers on a Young Brothers’ barge fell in the ocean in June because of improper stacking. The remaining load on the barge was pictured in Hilo.

Twenty-one shipping containers were improperly stacked when they toppled into the ocean from a Young Brothers barge near Hilo Bay on June 22, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a recently released report. Read more

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