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.
Last week, a small delegation of officials from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travelled to Beirut together with the Port of Rotterdam Authority.
CMA CGM contributes to international solidarity efforts by transporting medical equipment and essential goods and products to support the Lebanese population, following the devastating explosions that hit Beirut.
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.
As per the report of the DFA, Philippines, 10 of the 11 missing Filipinos lost during the explosions at Beirut on Tuesday, 4th Aug 2020 have now been found and accounted for.
It is with shock and despair that we have received the news of the explosion at the Port of Beirut that has devastated the city, killed at least 100 people, injured thousands and rendered hundreds of thousands more homeless.