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, holding pictures of the dead...

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 political deadlock in Lebanon that has prevented decisions...

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 Lebanese authorities to rebuild the Port of Beirut...

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 2472

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 in an explosion in August, killing 200...

January 13, 2021
Total Views: 14427

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 arrival. It was made by...

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 369

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 sustained only minor damage, leading companies said...

August 12, 2020
Total Views: 58

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 ammonium nitrate ended up on the...

August 11, 2020
Total Views: 223

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 were likely to...

August 10, 2020
Total Views: 54

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 dangers of ammonium nitrate,...

August 7, 2020
Total Views: 61

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 Global,...

August 7, 2020
Total Views: 163

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 lives and a further 4,000 have...

August 6, 2020
Total Views: 38

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 Lebanese capital seven years ago on a...

August 6, 2020
Total Views: 153

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 nation with less than...

August 5, 2020
Total Views: 26

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 have been accounted for and...

August 5, 2020
Total Views: 572

beirut port blast damage
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 Beirut had been lying in storage at the...

August 5, 2020
Total Views: 144