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Hazardous goods suspected cause of Interasia Catalyst blaze

Interasia Lines’ management has disclosed that misdeclared dangerous goods caused the recent fire on the Interasia Catalyst, and plans to seek damages from the shipper concerned.

The fire began on 4 April in a number of containers on deck, with the captain sending a distress call at around 01:00, local time, shortly after the ship had left Port Klang, Malaysia.

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Martina Li
Asia Correspondent

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