The Zim Kingston cargo ship lost 40 containers just outside of Vancouver, now it's anchored near Victoria and it's on fire.. And the storm has not even begun.

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We went to see the burning cargo ship yesterday, it was being sprayed on all afternoon by the famous plastic removal ship that happened to be nearby.

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@neauoire is it safe to be nearby and breathe the smoke?

@oz probably not, but we were pretty far away, the wind was blowing the smoke away from the shore.

@neauoire What a coincidence! They're just causally going around, saving absolutely everyone.

@freedcreative They are! Their ship have arrived in the arbor earlier this week, with a cargo full of plastics they picked up in the Pacific.

Their ships are gorgeous.

@neauoire Is it silly to think of that blue as "hopeful blue"?

I think I'm going to purchase a pair of their sunglasses too. They have that same blue and they said they hope to fund the project with things they make from the rubbish.

@neauoire image description:
Two large identical ships (and a third one behind the curtain of water?) spraying a huge cargo ship. The jet comes from their top. Their side is lower on their backs, probably for loading and unloading the garbage they collect.

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