Large Section Of Dry Dock Adrift In Ocean

May 31, 2018

[Written by Don Burgess]

This is one case where being lost in the Bermuda Triangle is real and dangerous.

Part of a dry dock is floating somewhere south of Bermuda and poses a threat to ships as a large unlit black container is bobbing in the water.


Spain’s ABC news service reported recently that the tug Pacific Dragon was taking the floating dry dock from New Orleans to Tenerife, Canary Islands. It was supposed to arrive in mid-October or early November but became delayed by hurricanes in the Atlantic. According to news source Puente De Mando, the Pacific Dragon’s last port of call before losing the dry dock was in Port of Spain, Trinidad.


The whole dry dock was 270 metres in length and 78 metres in width.

A Bermuda Maritime operations spokesperson said the unlit container, is believed to be five metres wide, four metres high and 10 metres long.

It was last spotted 250 miles south of Bermuda and poses a danger of collision to ships at night due to its colour and has no lights.


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