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Containers fall from vessel at Waigaoqiao Port

A feeder containership tilted during loading at Shanghai’s Waigaoqiao Port, causing 44 containers onboard the vessel to fall into the water.

The vessel, Shang Qing 3, is owned by Chongqing Shangqing Shipping.

Shanghai Maritime Salvage Center deployed three vessels for the salvage work and started traffic control near the site. The containers were all salvaged yesterday.

According to the salvage center, there was no hazardous cargo in the containers, and no casualties from the incident.

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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