Fire onboard container ship MOL Charisma off Sri Lanka

The Bahamas-flagged container ship MOL Charisma suffered a fire incident in its No.5 Cargo hold while approximately 250 miles east from Colombo, Sri Lanka. The incident occurred on 1st September 2020, during the ship’s voyage from Port Kelang, Malaysia to Nhava Sheva.

Hapag-Lloyd doubles profit amid COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the negative impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought within the shipping industry, the container major Hapag-Lloyd, informed that its profits for the first half of the year were almost doubled from $165 million to $314 million.

Hapag Lloyd confirms COVID-19 cases on two vessels

Hapag-Lloyd confirmed COVID-19 positive cases on two more containerships, concerning Philadelphia Express and St. Louis Express. The shipping line added that the crew is currently quarantined, while all other crew members on the vessel are being isolated, monitored and will be tested as well.

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