Tianjin Port: A Container Dropped and Hit A Refueling Vessel

Friday, June 15, 2018 0 Comment 145 Views 0
At about 16:00 on June 11, the suspected container, “Spring in Central Lake”, was dropped and hit the refueling vessel, “JinYou 8” at the Tianjin Port Pacific International Container Terminal.

It is reported that at about 17:10 on June 11, 2018, the suspected container, “Spring in Central Lake” was unloaded at the Pacific International D04 berth. Due to the bottom of the box lock was not opened, the containers to sway during lifting, causing the first row 5 storey containers collectively rolled over the sea. What’s worse, they fell and hit to the sea side of the refueling vessel, “JinYou 8”. After verification, there was no personnel died but the refueling vessel was damaged.

It is understood that the emergency plan will be started immediately for disposal, and it is expected that there will be no significant impact on the flight.
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