Drifting container with thin plastic carry bags cast ashore at Kampuram beach near Calicut

Kaladharan, P and Asokan, P K (2013) Drifting container with thin plastic carry bags cast ashore at Kampuram beach near Calicut. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical & Extension Series (218). p. 33.

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    Abstract

    One transhipment container (12x5 m) marked TCKU 336399[4] was seen washed ashore at Kampuram beach (11º 16' 773" N & 75º 45' 673" E) near Calicut at 06.00hrs on 1-8-2013 (Fig 1). The container was packed with 12-15 tonnes of thin (below 15 micron) polythene carry bags of 20 litre capacity printed as RUBIN (Fig. 2 & 3). An array of plastic carry bags folded as a long belt was rolled together and packed inside the container.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Drifting; container; plastic carry bags; Kampuram beach: Calicut
    Subjects: Marine Environment > Marine Pollution
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kozhikode
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2014 08:35
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:58
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9940

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