beirut blast

Sunday, January 29, 2023

Judge Probing Beirut Port Blast Must Be Allowed To Pursue Truth

AMMAN, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s top Christian cleric called on Sunday for the judge struggling to investigate the Beirut port

January 29, 2023
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Thursday, February 17, 2022

CMA CGM Picked to Rebuild and Operate Beirut Terminal Damaged By Chemical Explosion

BEIRUT, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Lebanon has awarded France’s CMA CGM CMACG.UL a contract to develop and operate the container

February 17, 2022
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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Beirut Marks One Year Since Catastrophic Port Explosion

BEIRUT, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Thousands of Lebanese gathered in Beirut on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of a catastrophic explosion at the port,

August 4, 2021
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Saturday, April 10, 2021
Site of Beirut blast, at Beirut's port area

CMA CGM Wants To Rebuild Beirut’s Port

by Gus Trompiz (Reuters) – French container shipping group CMA CGM is pursuing a plan to rebuild Beirut’s port within three years, despite

April 10, 2021
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Friday, April 2, 2021
beirut port blast damage

Germany to Propose Rebuilding Port of Beirut After Chemical Explosion

By John Irish, Joseph Nasr and Ellen Francis PARIS/BERLIN/BEIRUT, April 2 (Reuters) – Germany will next week present a multi-billion-dollar proposal to

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 2545

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Beirut Blast: Interpol Red Notice Issued For Ship Captain & Owner

By Ellen Francis (Reuters) – Interpol has issued red notices for the captain and owner of the ship that carried the chemicals which devastated Beirut

January 13, 2021
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
capsized ship Beirut dock

The Port Of Beirut Where Lebanon’s Ills Lay Bare

By Samia Nakhoul (Reuters) – The first of many warnings about a deadly cargo in Beirut’s port came in February 2014, about three months after its

October 28, 2020
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Site of Beirut blast, at Beirut's port area
Maritime News

Container Lines Resume Calls to Beirut as Terminal Restarts Operations

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Container lines have resumed calls to Beirut after last week’s explosion, with the terminal having

August 12, 2020
Total Views: 71

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Maritime News

Who Owned the Chemicals that Blew Up Beirut? No One Will Say

By Maria Vasilyeva, Lisa Barrington and Jonathan Saul MOSCOW/DUBAI/LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – In the murky story of how a cache of highly explosive

August 11, 2020
Total Views: 248

Monday, August 10, 2020
Maritime News

Marine Insurance Losses Seen Below $250 Million from Beirut Blast

LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Insurance claims for damage to ships, goods and the port itself after a warehouse explosion last week in the port of Beirut

August 10, 2020
Total Views: 64

Friday, August 7, 2020
Maritime News

Beirut Blast a Wake-Up Call on Dangers of Ammonium Nitrate, Experts Warn

By Maayan Lubell, Rami Ayyub and Katharine Houreld Aug 7 (Reuters) – The devastating explosion in Beirut should be a wake-up call for countries on the

August 7, 2020
Total Views: 68

Maritime News

AIS Data Shows Ships in Port at Time of Beirut Explosion -List

The get a better idea of the ships that were in port on the day of the massive explosions in Beirut, Lebanon, we turn to AIS data provided Spire

August 7, 2020
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Thursday, August 6, 2020
Maritime News

Opinion: Beirut Disaster Was Exceptional But Events Leading Up to It Were Not – Researchers

By Scott Edwards, University of Bristol, and Christian Bueger, University of Copenhagen – At the time of writing at least 100 people have lost their

August 6, 2020
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Maritime News

Beirut’s Accidental Cargo: How an Unscheduled Port Visit Led to Disaster

By Maria Vasilyeva MOSCOW, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The chemicals that went up in flames in Beirut’s deadliest peace-time explosion arrived in the

August 6, 2020
Total Views: 207

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Maritime News

Tripoli and Adjacent Ports Set to Pick Up Imports in Wake of Beirut Blast

By Ellen Francis and Maha El Dahan BEIRUT/DUBAI, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s main grain silo at Beirut port was destroyed in a blast, leaving the

August 5, 2020
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Maritime News

Update: Two Killed on Orient Queen Cruise Ship Docked Near Explosion, Ship Sinks

Update: An update on Thursday from the Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs said that all 13 Filipino crew members from on board the Orient Queen

August 5, 2020
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Maritime News

Beirut Blast Blamed on Chemical Cargo Removed From Ship in 2014

By Dana Khraiche, Youssef Diab and Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — The volatile chemical that Lebanese authorities blame for Tuesday’s lethal blast in

August 5, 2020
Total Views: 177

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Massive Explosion in Beirut Port Area Rocks Lebanon’s Capital

By Samia Nakhoul and Yara Abi Nader BEIRUT, Aug 4 (Reuters) – A huge explosion in a port warehouse district near the center of Beirut killed more than 25

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 435