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Yantian Express Unloads All Containers, Leaves Halifax

Hapag-Lloyd vessel

The fire-damaged Yantian Express finalized cargo operations in Halifax and departed the port on June 2, 2019.

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Livestock Carrier Catches Fire in Greek Port

Greek flag

The events that led to the incident are not know. There were no cattle aboard at the time.

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Fire-Damaged Yantian Express to Be Repaired in Asia

Hapag-Lloyd containership

Yantian Express would sail to Asia for repairs, after completing discharge operations in Halifax.

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Chemical Cargo Ignites aboard Boxship in Thailand Port

KMTC containership on fire in Thailand

Initial reports suggested that the fire broke out in cargo containing the chemical calcium hypochlorite.

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Car Carrier Grande Europa Catches Fire off Spain

Grande Europe on fire

This is the second fire-related incident involving Grimaldi Lines' vessels this year.

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Fire Engulfs Vessel in Khalid Port, UAE

The fire was extinguished but the vessel was almost completely destroyed.

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Grande America Leaks Plugged 4,600 Meters Below Surface

Grande America Wreck

The fire-stricken ship was observed sitting upright on its stern.

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Pacific Basin Bulker Hit by Fire in Morehead City

Bulker Albany Sound suffers fire in Morehead City

Bulk carrier Albany Sound suffered fire in the crew cabins while berthed at North Carolina Port, Morehead City, USA.

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Fire Destroys RoRo Ship off Saudi Arabia

Al Fayrouz

All 31 crew were rescued by the Saudi Arabian navy and border guards.

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TT Club: Major Containership Fire Happens Every Two Months


It is estimated that a major containership fire at sea occurs on average every 60 days.

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Tanker Fire Takes Lives of Two Seafarers off South Korea

Fire aboard tanker off South Korea

Two seafarers lost their lives in a fire aboard an oil tanker off the southern coast of South Korea.

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Costa Smeralda Suffers Minor Fire Damage at Meyer Turku

Costa Smeralda

Cruise ship Costa Smeralda, under construction at Meyer Turku, suffered a fire on March 18.

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Fire-Stricken Grande America Sinks off France

Grande America on fire

Grande America sank in the afternoon hours of March 12 some 180 nautical miles west of the French coast.

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Burning ConRo Ship Now Listing off France


The fire is still burning onboard the Grande America, which has started to list on its right side.

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Video: ConRo Catches Fire off France, 27 People Evacuated

Ship fire

Twenty-seven people evacuated from a fire-stricken ConRo vessel in the Bay of Biscay.

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Crew Evacuated from Burning Ship off Chioggia, Italy

cargo ship

Crewmembers of a general cargo vessel evacuated after their ship caught fire off Italy.

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Indonesia: Over 30 Vessels Destroyed in Massive Fire


More than 30 vessels destroyed in a major fire at Muara Baru Port in Indonesia.

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Boxship Stadt Dresden Suffers Main Engine Issues in Venice

Containership Stadt Dresden

The containership Stadt Dresden experienced main engine issues while berthing in Venice, Hapag-Lloyd informed.

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Damaged Yantian Express Boxes Yet to Be Discharged


Yantian Express still waiting for final approval to discharge damaged containers two weeks after it arrived in Freeport.

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Two Workers Die Following Tanker Fire in Chittagong


A fire in the engine room of a tanker being dismantled on a beach in Bangladesh, claimed the lives of two workers.

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Vessel Fire Claims Six Casualties in Durban Port

Vessel fire at Port of Durban

SAMSA: Six people have lost their lives in a vessel fire at the Port of Durban.

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