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PHOTOS: Loaded bulker burns off Turkey

PortandTerminal.com, September 11, 2019 A fire erupted in the engine room of the bulk carrier KIRAN ASYA, berthed at Isdemir, Iskenderun, Turkey, late at night Sep 9. Several fire engines were deployed. The fire was said to be quickly brought under control and extinguished with no injuries were reported. The extent of the damages are unknown. The ship arrived at …

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France says it will block EU trade deal with Brazil over Amazon forest fires

PortandTerminal.com, August 25, 2019 France will block an EU trade deal with Brazil and its neighbours over the country’s handling of fires in the Amazon rainforest, a spokesperson for Emmanuel Macron said this week. PARIS, FRANCE – Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is in flames, burning at the highest rate since 2013 when that nation’s space research center first began tracking fires there. The Amazon …

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WATCH: Massive Fire, reports of explosions at South Philly Refinery

PortandTerminal.com, June 21, 2019 Residents reported debris falling from the sky blocks away from the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. Hazmat and fire crews at scene now A massive fire and series of explosions rocked a South Philadelphia refinery complex, the largest on the East Coast, early Friday morning. The blast jolted people from their sleep miles from the scene, but …

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Four months late, burnt Yantian Express finally makes it to its Halifax destination

PortandTerminal.com, May 21, 2019 Halifax, Nova Scotia – Four months after a severe blaze ripped through it the Yantian Express container ship has finally reached its Canadian destination, delivering some of the containers that survived the fire. The Hapag-Lloyd vessel arrived here in the Port of Halifax on the eastern seaboard of Canada yesterday, having spent nearly four months in Freeport, Bahamas. …

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Watch: Houston Chemical Fires to rage for days until fuel burns out

PortandTerminal.com, March 18, 2019 Houston, TX – Texas firefighters are in “defensive mode” as they seek to contain a blaze that spread to seven tanks storing liquids at a facility used to make gasoline in Deer Park, near the city’s busy shipping channel. No employees at the facility were missing and no injuries were reported, Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) the …

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Watch: 34 vessels destroyed in massive port fire in Indonesia

PortandTerminal.com, February 26, 2019 Jakarta, Indonesia – More than thirty vessels were burned in a major fire at Muara Baru Port in Penjaringan, Indonesia, on February 23, 2019. The incident in the subdistrict of North Jakarta affected a total of 34 vessels, according to DPKP DKI Jakarta, a regional fire and rescue agency. There were no fatalities caused by the fire. However, …

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