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Container ship overturned in major Iranian port

A 90-meter long cargo ship, carrying 153 containers of Iranian exported goods, has overturned at Shahid Rajaei Port in Bandar Abbas near the Persian Gulf, on Tuesday, March 19, leaving three crew members injured. The 90-meter long LS Star vessel completely overturned in the 25th quay of Shahid Rajaee Port …

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“Yantian Express” update

Hapag-Lloyd published another update about “Yantian Express” condition: “Salvage operations in Freeport are continuing as previously advised. We now anticipate that the discharge and door end inspections of the potentially impacted containers remaining on board will take approximately two weeks from now to be completed. As already advised, we are …

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Container vessel in flames – Royal Navy saves the crew

The crew of HMS Argyll spent eight hours saving every soul aboard the Grande America in the Bay of Biscay after the ship’s cargo of containers and cars caught fire. The frigate – on her way home to Plymouth after nine months away in the Asia-Pacific region – responded to …

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A man in critical condition after train collision

The collision occurred at the Lawson Road crossing in the rural community of Quick A man has been flown to Vancouver for emergency treatment after a CN train struck a road grader east of Smithers. It happened as the container train was heading west at the Lawson Road crossing at …

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Collapsed crane removed from Port of Vancouver

Eight days after it came crashing down on a container ship, a crane that collapsed at the Port of Vancouver has been removed. The ship-to-shore crane tipped over after the vessel, named the Ever Summit, ran into it while trying to berth at Vanterm in the middle of the night on Jan. 28. No one …

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MSC Zoe: More lost containers – at least 345

The cargo ship MSC Zoe has not lost 291 containers on the North Sea, but at least 345. This is reported by Rijkswaterstaat on Wednesday, Feb. 6, after a new estimate from the MSC shipping company. The MSC Zoe lost the containers on the night of 1 to 2 January …

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Crane falls onto Evergreen vessel at the Port of Vancouver

The main container terminal at the Port of Vancouver remains closed after a crane came down on a vessel Monday (Jan. 28) morning. A spokesperson for GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. confirmed to Global News that during berthing Monday morning, at around 4 a.m., a vessel came into contact with a GCT …

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Howrah-Amta railway traffic disrupted

The railway traffic on Howrah-Amta section was yesterday disrupted after a fuel laden tanker and a container-drawn-truck involved in head-on-collision on Kona Expressway resulting instant death of the two drivers and blocked the busy highway affecting vehicular traffic between Kolkata and districts. The accident happened at around 03: 30 near …

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12 killed and 8 injured in India road accident

At least 12 people were killed and eight others injured Sunday (Nov. 04) after a container truck rammed into a car and two two-wheelers in northern Indian state of Haryana, police said. The accident took place on Gohana-Panipat highway near Mundlana in Sonipat district about 110 km north of New …

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