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TS Taipei block catches fire at CSBC

A fire has broken out yesterday on a ship block at Taiwan’s CSBC’s Keelung yard during the dismantling of containership TS Taipei.

Local fire brigade deployed a freighting team and the shipyard also deployed several firefighting ships and managed to put out the fire within a few hours. No casualty were reported.

TS Taipei was stranded near Keelung in March and it was dismantled and transported to the yard in August for further disposal work.

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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