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9 people are still missing after Beirut port explosion

Smoke rises from the scene of the explosion in the seaport of Beirut

PortandTerminal.com, September 20, 2020 BEIRUT – The Lebanese army announced Saturday that nine people are still missing more than six weeks after last month’s explosion at the Port of Beirut. A military statement said that two Syrian nationals were among those still missing after the blast. Wounded people evacuate after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 4, 2020. …

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CMA CGM Humanitarian Aid Ship Arrives In Beirut. Is Met by French President

CMA CGM ship arrives in Beirut

PortandTerminal.com, September 1, 2020 BEIRUT – A CMA CGM cargo ship filled with humanitarian supplies for Beirut, still staggering after last month’s horrific explosion at its port, arrived today at its destination. French President Emmanuel Macron visited the Port of Beirut today where the Aknoul, a CMA CGM roll-on-roll-off ship was unloading its cargo of emergency humanitarian supplies. Rodolphe Saadé, …

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Senegal moving 3,000 tons of the explosive that destroyed Beirut’s Port

Busy streets in Dakar, Senegal

PortandTerminal.com, August 31, 2020 DAKAR, SENEGAL – Senegalese authorities are removing 3,050 tons of ammonium nitrate from the port of Dakar. Dock workers in this West African coastal city raised the alarm, port staff said, after news of the massive blast in Beirut, which killed around 200 people and injured at least 6,500.  The amount at the Port of Dakar …

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Beirut port now temporarily operational: UN spokesman

Port of Beirut damaged grain silos.

PortandTerminal.com, August 20, 2020 United Nations: The Port of Beirut, which was hit by two massive explosions on August 4, has become temporarily operational, a UN spokesman said. On Wednesday, Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said almost 9,000 containers were unloaded at the port between August 11-18, reports Xinhua news agency. More than 1,000 tonnes of goods, including …

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FBI team arrives in Beirut to take part in Port explosion probe (Associated Press)

Beirut Port Explosion

PortandTerminal.com, August 16, 2020 BEIRUT – Associated Press (AP) is reporting that a team of FBI investigators was due to arrive in Lebanon this weekend to take part in the probe of Beirut’s massive explosion, a senior U.S official said today after visiting the location of the blast. File Photo: David Hale, U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs David …

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CMA CGM launches “A Humanitarian Ship for Lebanon” to ship emergency aid to Beirut

PortandTerminal.com, August 13, 2020 Global shipping line CMA CGM, which has deep emotional ties to Lebanon, launches international relief initiative to send medical equipment and essential goods and products to Beirut. MARSEILLE, FRANCE – The CMA CGM Group, owner of the third-largest container shipping fleet in the world, has announced that it is launching a humanitarian project to help the people …

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Hapag-Lloyd able to restart operations to the Port of Beirut

Container cranes. Rubble. Soldier. Gun

PortandTerminal.com, August 12, 2020 Hapag-Lloyd is the first shipping line to confirm that it will restart its services to the Port of Beirut | Reports damage to the container terminal to be only minor BEIRUT – Hapag-Lloyd announced yesterday that it will immediately reinstate its services to the Port of Beirut, Lebanon and that it is accepting bookings for cargo …

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