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Fire breaks out at Chiwan Port

A fire broke out at a dockyard of Shenzhen Chiwan Port yesterday morning.

Shenzhen fire brigade deployed firefighting teams on both land and water and managed to contain the fire in less than two hours. No casualty were reported.

According to the fire brigade, the fire started from a pile of plastic packages.

Authorities have started investigations into the incident and are also doing an assessment on the environmental impact on the nearby region.

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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