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Ship batteries need extra fire risk safeguards

DNV GL hopes the joint development project’s findings will help guide battery safety rules as the technology evolves

DNV GL Group International

Cosco boxship hit by blaze off India

Misdeclared or undeclared dangerous goods are thought to be the main area of suspicion relating to the blaze

Asia Pacific Containers

Turkish cargoship sees third grounding in a decade

Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod

Middle East and Africa Casualty

IMO chief pledges to reverse casualty reporting deficit

Governments have submitted reports on less than half of the very serious casualties over the past five years. Kitack Lim tells Lloyd's List he wants to raise that to at least 80% by 2022

IMO People

Families of Sanchi victims file lawsuit in US against NITC

The claim, which was filed with a Washington district court, extends to current and former Iranian politicians, according to the law firm representing the families

Tankers and Gas Casualty

American Club will contest Munich Re conspiracy action

‘The American Club, its managers and their employees acted throughout in accordance with the rules of the club and most assuredly did not conspire to defraud Great Lakes or any other party,’ said American Club’s Mr Hughes

Insurance United States

Misdeclared cargoes accounting for more container fires

Current statistics show that a serious fire is occurring every 30 days, rather than every 60 days, says TT Club, and the issue needs to be addressed through collaboration

Containers Casualty

Crew evacuated after chemical tanker catches fire off Singapore

MPA is investigating the incident and no further details have been disclosed

Singapore Tankers and Gas
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