Three hospitalised following fire on ship calling at Singapore

Three hospitalised following fire on ship calling at Singapore

Three people were hospitalised this evening following a noxious fire inside a container on a ship calling at Singapore’s Pasir Panjang Terminal.

20 crewmembers and three dock workers were evacuated from the ship as a precautionary measure while a raft of fire fighting vehicles were deployed to the scene.

 

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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