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Containers blown off multi-purpose vessel near Shanghai

Around 30 containers were blown off multi-purpose vessel Peng An Sheng near Shanghai on Saturday.

The vessel, operated by Fujian Hongan Shipping, was transporting over 400 containers from Yantai to Shanghai when the incident happened.

Shanghai Maritime Salvage Center deployed four salvage vessels to collect the containers from the water and local maritime safety administration also notified nearby vessels to navigate with caution near the incident.

According to Shanghai Maritime Salvage Center, the cargoes inside the containers are mostly automobile parts and no hazardous cargo is contained in the containers.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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