Maritime Union of Australia warns against shipping regulations

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) said that the country should revamp its security and licensing provisions for high-risk and hazardous goods shipments.

The warning comes in the wake of two very large explosions in the Beirut port area on 4 August.

The explosions at the port killed 154 and injured more than 5,000 people. The number of casualties is expected to increase as the rescue mission is underway.

Lebanese officials said that the explosions were caused by 2,750t of ammonium nitrate that...


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