yantian-express

Container fire on the Yantian Express: Crew successfully evacuated – Update

On January 3rd, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. Due to bad weather conditions, the fire has not been successfully contained yet and has significantly increased in intensity at times. Despite the ongoing firefighting support from the salvage tug “Smit Nicobar”, the fire has not been extinguished yet. For this reason, a decision was made to evacuate the ... [+]

Containers caught fire on board the Yantian Express

On January 3, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. The crew of 8 officers and 15 seafarers is unharmed. Efforts to extinguish the fire in the containers were launched immediately but have had to be suspended for ... [+]

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