containership fires

Thursday, September 28, 2023
The fire on board the Yantian Express, pictured January 15, 2019, in the Atlantic Ocean.

Liner Industry Seeks Help Finding Mis-Declared Dangerous Goods in Container Shipping

Despite efforts from industry and government, mis-declared dangerous goods continue to cause fires and explosions on board containerships, endangering lives

September 28, 2023
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Wednesday, February 22, 2023
maersk honam fire

Shipping Industry Grapples with Ways to Reduce Cargo Fires at Sea

LONDON, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Global shipping companies are exploring ways to boost safety in transporting cargoes as risks grow from

February 22, 2023
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Thursday, October 13, 2022
Containership Reportedly Sinks in Red Sea After Fire

Containership Reportedly Sinks in Red Sea After Fire

Multiple news sites are reporting that the Panamanian-flagged containership has sunk in the Red Sea nearly a week after a fire broke out in a cargo hold. The

October 13, 2022
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Maersk Honam Fire
Maritime News

ABS Issues Guidance for Fighting Container Fires

International classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published guidance to address fire-fighting and safety systems of cargo holds of

November 13, 2019
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
yantian express closeup
Maritime News

Marine Insurers Call for Action to Address Containership Fires

The International Union of Marine Insurance says it’s time to take action to address an alarming number of containership fires occurring in 2019. So far

October 22, 2019
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