The amount of ammonium nitrate which blew up, at the Beirut port on 4th August, 2020l was just one-fifth of the shipment unloaded there in 2013, concluded FBI after the blast, adding to suspicion that most of the cargo has gone missing.
Fire Onboard Ship
An explosion was triggered at the Jebel Ali Port in Dubai, owing to a fire onboard a container in a vessel berthed at the port. The effects of the explosion was felt from as far as 25 kilometers from the epicenter.
A fire erupted in the Panama flagged container ship Affluent Ocean, on 2nd June, 2021. After 15 hours of firefighting, it was put off. The crew are safe.
The fire is slowing coming under control, as MV X-Press Pearl continues to burn for the 11th day.
In Picture – Smoke rises from a fire onboard the MV X-Press Pearl container in the seas off the Colombo Harbor, in Sri Lanka May… Read More »6th Day of Container Vessel Chemical Burn in Sri Lanka, Crew Evacuated