Explosion at Tianjin will delay Maersk vessels

The Maersk Group is represented by a number of its companies in the Chinese port city Tianjin which was hit by a severe explosion last week. Maersk Line expects delays in the short term. MSC does not expect delays at this point in time.

Photo: Maersk Line

The severe explosion in the Chinese port city Tianjin Wednesday resulted in 17 casualties and hundreds of wounded as well as great material damages.

The explosion took place in the port area and burned down both buildings and goods to a great extent, including at the container port - one of the busiest in the world.

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