Fire at Chittagong Port

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Name Fire at Chittagong Port
Date 15 July 2020
Year of Build N/A
Casualty type Fire
Vessel Type N/A

* We have received reports that a fire ignited at Transit Shed No. 3 of Jetty No. 2 at Chittagong Port Authority at approximately 16.15 hours (local time) on 15 July 2020.

* It is reported that up to 15 fire engines were deployed by the local Fire Service to combat the fire which is reported to have been extinguished at approximately 09.00 hours (local time) on 16 July 2020.

* Various products including chemicals, foam, plastic goods, batteries, cosmetics, fabric, machinery, paper and soda may have been stored in the affected Transit Shed at the time of the fire.

* It is also possible that cargo stowed in way of containers in the vicinity of the fire may be affected by heat, smoke and/or wetting as a result of the fire and the fire fighting operation.

* Local media reports indicate that the Transit Shed may have been undergoing repair at the time of the outbreak of the fire. If so, Recovery issues against any responsible parties may arise.

* If you insure any cargo that might be affected by this incident we would recommend you contact us as soon as possible.

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Fire at Chittagong Port