THE SUPER-LARGE SHIP OF COSCO WAS IN A FIRE RESULTING IN SCHEDULE DELAY | Sowoll

Release time: Friday, August 31, 2018
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It is reported that on August 23, local time in Singapore, a container ship with a capacity of 9400TEU, “COSCO Shipping Thames”, was ignited and caught fire. Luckily, the fire was controlled immediately. According to the arrangement, this container ship should have departed on August 27th. But it was still in the port on August, 29th.
 

 
On August 23, local time in Singapore, the COSCO Shipping Thames, which served on the Asia-South America route ESA, found smoke in the No. 4 cabin. At that time, the crew started up the fire extinguishing system, so as to get the fire into control. It is not clear whether the goods are affected. It should wait for further confirmation.
 
After the fire, the "COSCO Shipping Thames" sailed slowly in the Straits of Malacca, and berth at Singapore on the 28th. According to the arrangement, this container ship should have departed on August 27th. But it was still in the port on August, 29th.
 
"COSCO Shipping Thames" is owned by a total of 11 shipping companies, including CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, Hamburg South America, Japan Shenyun, Yangming, Taiping Shipping, and so on. In the route of sailing, the port of call includes the four major ports of Shanghai, Ningbo, Yantian and Hong Kong! Recently, foreign trade and freight forwarding friends who have loaded the ship in these four ports should pay attention that fire schedule may be affected or there may be some delay.
 
“COSCO Shipping Thames” container ship involves multiple carriers: Alianca, ANL Container Line, CMA-CGM, CNC Line, COSCO SHIPPING Lines, Evergreen Line, HamburgSud, Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, PIL, Yang Ming
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