Video: Huge Fire Breaks Out At Beirut Port, A Month After Ammonia Nitrate Explosion

beirut port fire september 10th

After a month of the devastating Beirut blast, a huge ball of smoke and flame re-erupted in the port’s duty-free zone. People living near the port were shocked and terrified to see fire and smoke at a similar location which recorded one of the deadliest maritime disasters caused by stored ammonium nitrate.

As a precautionary measure, most of the nearby offices asked their employees to leave the area and Lebanese troops closed the major road that passes near the port.

As per the reports, the fire...

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Dangerous Goods Symposium To Examine Hazmat Shipping Issues And Regulations

Beirut port after explosion photo - Sarah Abdallah

Labelmaster announces the key session topics for its virtual 2020 Dangerous Goods Symposium. This annual event gives supply chain and business professionals the opportunity to hear from the world’s leading trainers, shippers and regulators about the latest trends, updates and best practices impacting the DG industry. This new virtual DG Symposium is now part of the DG Exchange—the dangerous goods industry’s first digital community. Free, Virtual Event To Examine The Latest Trends, Regulatory...

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Port Of Rotterdam Authority Joins Dutch Mission To Disaster-Stricken Port Of Beirut

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Last week, a small delegation of officials from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travelled to Beirut together with the Port of Rotterdam Authority. This public mission was organised to determine how the Netherlands can support Lebanon in rebuilding its port.

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The restoration of the port of Beirut is of crucial importance for the throughput of food and other basic necessities. The findings of this mission will be used to establish what needs to be done for...

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Shipping laws that could have averted two catastrophes

The dark side of the shipping industry – well, one of them – has come to the fore following the tragic explosion in Beirut and the ship which ran aground in Mauritius, leaking heavy oil and toxic fuel onto a coral reef. An article in Forbes says it’s time to review shipping regulations, in particular vessel registration.
The ship is Japanese-owned but Panama-flagged, and Japan has not offered to help with …

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Container Terminal Resumes Operations At Port Of Beirut

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Beirut has opened up its container terminal at the port as container lines recommence calls to the city following the devastating blasts, last week. The terminal had not undergone severe damage and is hence, ready to open up.

The blast that resulted in large scale damage to Lebanon’s capital, Beirut killed almost 160 people while injuring about 6000. Container lines, during this time, diverted ships to Tripoli, a smaller port in Lebanon, to not cause hindrance to vital supply lines. Lebanon is...

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LIBANO: detención personal portuario para investigación de la explosión

Según WMN, las autoridades libanesas avisaron la detención de 16 miembros del personal portuario de Beirut el jueves pasado, mientras que más de una docena de otros trabajadores fueron interrogados como parte de una investigación sobre la explosión mortal que sacudió la capital del Líbano el...

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