According to the last count of the shipowner are a total of 291 containers overboard struck. 17 containers are in the Netherlands, washed up and recovered, and in the German waters is 1 container found and removed. Approximately 220 containers are found at the bottom of the sea, and along the route above the Dutch Wadden islands.also Read All 1.2 million pounds of waste from overboard beaten containers cleaned up on Dutch beaches not found
According to the minister, are the two containers with dangerous substances yet found. From the storage shed should appear in the already localized containers. “Well, there are three pockets dibenzoylperoxide found, making it clear that the container is open has been hit. The national Institute for public Health and the Environment (RIVM) reports that the health risks of the substance are limited, “as long as the packaging remains intact”.