Maersk changes stowage rules for dangerous goods after Honam fire

The lethal fire on container ship Maersk Honam has now prompted Maersk to introduce new, tighter guidelines for stowage of dangerous goods on the company's vessels.

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Maersk is now introducing new guidelines for stowage of dangerous goods on board its container ships.

The move comes after the fire on ship Maersk Honam in March of this year, which resulted in the death of five crew members and which made Maersk implement additional preliminary guidelines for dangerous cargo on its ships, writes the company in a press release.

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