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Port and shipping accident 2020

In January 2020, the container ship "COSCO PACIFIC" owned by COSCO SHIPPING burned the "first fire" of this year, which seemed to herald the beginning of a distressing year.

On January 4, COSCO PACIFIC, which had called in Shanghai, Ningbo, Shekou, and Nansha at the end of last year, was on the way from Malaysia Port Klang to India’s Nhava Sheva Port. Due to under-reporting of dangerous goods, cabin 7 suddenly caught fire. On January 6, the ship jumped to berth in Colombo, unloading a total of 131 affected containers and surrounding containers.

On April 14, a container ship named "NYK Joanna" operated by ONE with a capacity of 2664 TEU was robbed by pirates while it was anchored in Manila. The ship serves the Manila Express (MNX) route and operates between Singapore and Manila.

On June 10, a Maersk container ship named "RIO CHARLESTON" was attacked by pirates about 98 nautical miles southwest of BRASS port in Nigeria! This ship serves the "New Africa Express" route, mainly serving China to West Africa.

On April 22, a CMA CGM DALILA container ship with a capacity of 8465 TEU, called "CMA CGM DALILA", ran aground while calling at the first American port of Houston (Houston). PEX3 route.

On May 2, an OOCL UNITED KINGDOM vessel with a capacity of 21,413 TEU was suspected to have suffered severe weather when calling at the port of Zeebrugge in Belgium. The accident not only caused data Ten containers crashed or fell into the water, and the container stacks on the ship also collapsed in large areas!

On June 4, MSC Rosa M, a large container ship with a capacity of 14036 TEU under Mediterranean Shipping, crashed into a quay crane while calling at the Nhava Sheva container terminal in Mumbai, India. The ship’s starboard side The bow was severely damaged.

On June 4, a container ship of Maersk named LAURA MAERSK exploded and caught fire on its way to the Port of Newark, USA! It is reported that the engine room of the ship exploded and lost power after the incident. The accident caused a seaman to be injured.

On August 5, the largest port explosion in Beirut's history occurred, with 2,700 tons of dangerous goods exploding and over 4,000 casualties. The offices of Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd and other shipping companies in Beirut Port were seriously damaged, and at least 14 ships were affected.

On September 11, one of ONE's container ships named "ONE COSMOS" encountered bad weather, causing the collapse of the container stacks on board. The ship has a capacity of 8100TEU and serves the Pacific North 4 Service route.

On November 30, a large ONE container ship "ONE APUS" encountered severe weather during its voyage. The ship experienced severe turbulence and about 1,816 containers were damaged or lost. The ship departed from Yantian, Shenzhen on November 19, and had called Singapore, Laem Chabang, Thailand, Gaimei, Vietnam, and Hong Kong, China. This voyage should have been full of Chinese Christmas cargo and sailed to the Port of Long Beach in the United States.

On December 2, Maersk’s super-large container ship "MUNICH MAERSK" lost about 200 containers about 90 nautical miles north of Schiermonnikoog Island in the North Sea.