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Containers fall off Cosco boxship at Tianjin Port

Five containers fell off 10,000 teu containership  CSCL Spring during unloading at Tianjin Port Pacific International Container Terminal yesterday.

Bunker vessel Jin You 8, which was anchored next to the vessel, was hit by the falling containers and suffered damage although no injuries were reported in the incident.

According to Tianjin Port, the incident was caused by misoperation and the ship’s scheduled will not be affected.

The CSCL Spring is operated by Cosco Shipping.

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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