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81 baggage of Styrofoam, 19 baggage of rubbish and 11 helicopter baggage of rubbish have additionally been flown off Cape Palmerston space seashores.

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David Carrigg Screenshot of  shipping container, from cargo ship the Zim Kingston, washed ashore the beaches of Cape Scott Provincial Park on northern Vancouver Island. Screenshot of delivery container, from cargo ship the Zim Kingston, washed ashore the seashores of Cape Scott Provincial Park on northern Vancouver Island. Photograph by Canadian Coast Guard /PNG

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In a press release launched on Monday, the unified command group reported that over the weekend, 71 fridges, 81 baggage of Styrofoam, 19 baggage of rubbish and 11 helicopter slings filled with rubbish had been flown off Cape Palmerston space seashores.

The unified command has officers from the Canadian Coast Guard, B.C. Ministry of Surroundings, the Beecher Bay First Nation and the homeowners of the MV Zim Kingston.

The clean-up focus is now shifting to Guise Bay.

Up to now, 4 of the 109 containers that went overboard in tough seas west of the Strait of Juan de Fuca en path to Vancouver on Oct. 22 have been recovered.

Within the subsequent few days it’s anticipated that extra particles, together with that of automotive components and clothes, will drift ashore. Some containers have been noticed floating within the sea. If members of the general public do encounter a container, they need to keep away from opening the container and name 1-800-889-8852 instantly.

Extra containers fell overboard final week on account of a fireplace that broke out in two containers on the deck of the Greek-owned cargo ship that’s moored off Victoria.

dcarigg@postmedia.com