Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, says carriers need to be proactive in preventing ship fires. One container, one mis-declared or one improperly secured cargo can lead to … Read full article
Families of Stardust fire meet with Taoiseach to garner inquest support.
More than 1,000 people demand compensation from boxship fire at Laem Chabang port. The fire, resulting from highly flammable toxic chemicals carried by the ship, led to … Read full article
Manchester Evening News
Fire Chiefs warn consumers not to leave batteries charging and electrical household appliances switched on and unattended after bank holiday fires.
Seatrade Maritime News
Mis-declared chemical cargoes of calcium hypochlorite and chlorinated paraffin wax are believed to have caused a blast and fire onboard a KMTC containership at port in Thailand … Read full article
Express & Star
A cannabis farm was unearthed after a fire ripped through a Black Country factory.
Ships and Ports
Italian shipping company, the Grimaldi Group, is calling for more stringent controls and regulations following a spate of recent incidents in which cargo caught fire.
National Fire Chiefs Council calls for changes to sprinkler regulations.