Earlier last year, a ship loaded with explosive ammonium nitrate cargo blasted at Beirut port rocking the city for hours and now a report emerges in Lebanon state media suggesting that Interpol had served red notices to the captain and owner of the ship months before the incident.
In the four months since the blast, dockworkers through their unions have been extending their solidarity to the people of Beirut as they rebuild their lives and communities.
After a month of the devastating Beirut blast, a huge ball of smoke and flame re-erupted in the port’s duty-free zone.
This annual event gives supply chain and business professionals the opportunity to hear from the world’s leading trainers, shippers and regulators about the latest trends, updates and best practices impacting the DG industry.
Last week, a small delegation of officials from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travelled to Beirut together with the Port of Rotterdam Authority.
Beirut has opened up its container terminal at the port as container lines recommence calls to the city following the devastating blasts, last week.
Italian fire service personnel continued helping local administrations after the blasts in the Middle Eastern port city of Beirut, Lebanon.
On 4th August, the explosions at the port of Beirut shook the entire world. The blast occurred in a port warehouse and has subsequently destroyed a major part of the port city.
The captain of the Russian cargo ship suspected to have carried the 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate responsible for the tragic event at Beirut, has now confirmed to Radio Free Europe that he used to regularly write to warn against the dangerous chemical stored in the vessel.