Saturday, March 24, 2012

'Ghost' Ship Japanese Tsunami Victims Appear on Canada Oceans

A Japanese-flagged ship suspected victims of the tsunami a year ago, surprisingly floated off the west coast of Canada, Friday (23/03/2012).

Ship which has a length of 15 meters was monitored by an airplane that was passing through the waters of the Province of British Columbia at a point 275 kms, from the Haida Gwaii archipelago. As quoted by the BBC, Sunday (25/03/2012).

Not yet certain whether there are human beings living in a state of driving the ship or not. It is estimated to ship millions of tons of weight, the tsunami waves swept across the ocean to the Pacific. Registered ships known as a conveyance from Hokkaido, Japan.

According to Canada's transport ministry, it was watching the ship, so as not to disturb the local shipping traffic. They assessed the ship was now a mere marine debris.

Large tsunami that hit in March last year, an estimated dump eight million tons of garbage and debris, to the sea, according to researchers at the University of Hawaii. One to two million tons of others is still expected to float on the surface of the sea.

Maria Cantwell, a U.S. senator from Washington State, said the mysterious ship is expected to continue to float slowly to the south.

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