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Four boxes burn at Port of Oakland

Four shipping containers full of food products burned at the Port of Oakland Sunday, April 21, night, an Oakland Fire Department battalion chief said. The initial call to Oakland firefighters came at about 7 p.m. Sunday, said Battalion Chief Demond Simmons. The containers, near the intersection of Seventh and Maritime …

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LAFD: Truck explosion rocks San Pedro and LA Port

A thunderous explosion heard throughout San Pedro brought scores of Los Angeles Firefighters to the 600 block of North Harbor Boulevard on April 15, 2019, where they discovered a big rig trailer had exploded and caught fire. Though the cargo trailer was heavily damaged and windows in four nearby apartments …

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Yantian Express on fire update: Crews still fighting blaze

Crews working to extinguish a fire that’s been burning for four days aboard a large container ship off Canada’s east coast are facing some big challenges, an expert in offshore safety says. Faisal Khan, an engineering professor at Memorial University, made the observation Monday (Jan. 7) after a second offshore …

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Fire in container-train wagons

In Thursday (Nov. 8) night a major fire broke out in two wagons of a goods train on the Mumbai-Gujarat route. As a result, the rail operations were disrupted for nearly 10 hours. Train services were restored Friday morning. The incident on the 45-container-long train, headed toward JNPT, occured between …

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Barcelona: Ferry smashes into crane – fire sparking

The Italian owned vessel brought the crane down into fuel tanks below  Firefighters evacuated the area as the huge blaze engulfed the dock   Nobody was said to have been injured but two were treated for panic attacks   The vessel was blown off course by high winds while carrying lorries and …

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Machinery operator injured in fire at Ports of Auckland

A machinery operator has been treated and released from hospital with burns after a large fire broke out at the Ports of Auckland. Plumes of black smoke could be seen billowing across the city, including the North Shore, from the blaze yesterday (10/2/2018) in the morning. The blaze had broken …

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Port of Newcastle responded to the fire broke out

The morning of Friday 24/8/2018, port of Newcastle was advised of an industrial fire at its Kooragang 2 berth at Walsh Point. Emergency services were currently on site and responding to the incident. The Kooragang 2 berth closed. After some hours the fire had been put out and the berth reopened. …

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Container vessel went up in smoke

On August 23, 2018 a dense smoke was detected in hold number 4 of MV “COSCO Shipping Thames” voyage 6E. The crew activated the fire extinguisher system and now the fire is under control. It is unclear at this time whether cargo has been affected. Current vessel’s position is in …

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Fire in port of Antwerp is under control

A major fire in the port of Antwerp has been brought under control, the port authority said, but could go on burning for the rest of the week. The fire started in a consignment of 5,000 tonnes of nickel oxide in a warehouse on the Leopold Dock. The burning product …

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