Container debris as Japanese boxship capsizes

Officials at the Japanese port of Tokuyama Shimomatsu Port have spent the past 24 hours fishing containers out of the water after a small feeder boxship capsized at the pier yesterday. The 200 teu Maya, a coastal feeder ship operated by Imoto Lines, capsized at a pier of Tokuyama Shimomatsu Port, southwest of Hiroshima, during cargo …

Twelve bodies found after South China Sea typhoon shipwreck

Chinese search and rescue teams recovered twelve bodies on Monday from waters southwest of Hong Kong after a typhoon-hit offshore wind installation vessel with 30 crewmembers split in two and sank in the South China Sea on Saturday. Guangdong Maritime Search and Rescue Centre said the bodies, suspected to be of victims who drowned, were …

Death toll rises to 49 from Bangladesh container depot fire

At least 49 people have been killed and hundreds more injured, after a massive fire tore through an inland container depot near the port city of Chittagong in Bangladesh over the weekend. The fire broke out at BM Container Depot on Saturday night, triggering multiple container explosions that shook the neighbourhood and shattered windows in nearby …