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Cosco container ship collides with ship in Vietnam

Cosco informed that its container ship CSCL Jupiter collided with another ship at Campem TCTT, in Vietnam, on 22 of August. Cosco’s container ship sustained damages, but no injuries, nor environmental pollution was reported. The ship is now expected to delay around one week because of temporary repairs.

Giant containership collides with general cargo ship

A COSCO’s 20,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship collided with the general cargo ship “Mercury Triumph”, in March 29 in East China sea, 50 nm south of Seogwipo port. Reportedly, the ULCS is the “COSCO Shipping Leo”, and had 150 people on board at the time of the accident. No casualties, or injures were reported.

COSCO Pakistan executive shot dead

A senior executive from COSCO Shipping Line Pakistan, was shot dead in the Pakistani financial hub of Karachi earlier this week, with police saying that this is a targeted attack. The man was Chen Zhu and he was the Pakistan general manager of Cosco Shipping Lines. Chen Zhu was in his car when he was attacked in the port city of Karachi.

First accident reported at expanded Panama Canal

Local media reported on July 21st the first accident at the new Panama Canal few days before completing its first month of operation. Specifically, the COSCO’s first vessel to transit the expanded canal made contact with the wall while traversing new Agua Clara locks.

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