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Maersk introduces random container inspections

As part of the tightening of rules for shipping high-risk cargoes following the tragic fire on Maersk Honam, Maersk will inspect randomly selected containers in several US ports. The new initiative will be a pilot program at first, Maersk tells ShippingWatch.

Maersk Honam during the work to put out the fire on board. | Photo: Den Indiske Kystvagt.

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