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Just the other day, this ship ran aground off a reef in New Zealand. This ship held over 1300 containers, many holding hazardous materials. Hopefully they were packed with enough dessicants!

In all seriousness, this has caused serious environmental concerns in the surrounding regions. Of course this is not a common occurrence, but it is one extremely unlikely risk of ocean freight shipping!

Read more about this from the AP here.


David Fisher

I used to be AQF's Business Development Manager, leading marketing strategy. I have recently left AQF to get my MBA, but still serve as a blog contributor. I enjoy visiting China and helping clients with their Asian business and quality control strategies.

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