Hapag-Lloyd has announced that the fire that broke out on its 7,500 teu Yantian Express was last night “brought under control”.
The fire started in a container on 3 January, and the crew’s initial efforts to put it out were hampered by heavy weather conditions.
The crew of eight officers and 15 seafarers on Hapag-Lloyd’s fire-stricken ship were subsequently removed from the vessel after efforts to bring the fire under control proved …
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