According to MANA, the ship in question is the 2007-built Maersk Kensington which had arrived at Port Elizabeth, part of the Port of New York and New Jersey, from Norfolk, Virginia.
Following the incident, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police arrived at the scene.
NJ.com cited the port authority as saying that the boxes were non-hazardous and were floating at the time of arrival.
As disclosed, there were no injuries or pollution reported and an investigation is continuing.
.According to the vessel’s AIS data, Maersk Kensington departed the Port of New York later