Mystery of beached containers solved.

The Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre  has revealed that five containers fell overboard a Chinese ship, Anguan Gjing, en route from Durban to Nigeria in recent heavy seas..

The authorities say the containers are empty and pose no risk.

Three containers washed up near the Gamtoos River mouth while a fourth was spotted off St Francis.

Authorities have yet to decide on what to do with the containers.

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