Singamas Container suspends operations at Tianjin Port, one employee missing

Singamas Container suspends operations at Tianjin Port, one employee missing

Hong Kong-listed Singamas Container Holdings has announced that the facilities of its subsidiary, Singamas Logistics, at Tianjin Port Container Logistics Center were damaged by the huge chemical explosion at Tianjin Port, and that it has suspended operations.

It also said that it has not been able to contact one of its employees, and confirmed that a few employees of the company have suffered minor injuries.

Singamas has already established an emergency team to supervise and coordinate following the incident, although the company is not yet able to estimate the exact loss from the incident due to restricted access to the area.

The explosion has so far led to the confirmed death of 114 people.

Jason Jiang

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