South Korea's Ulsan port bans dangerous cargoes after tanker explosion

South Korea now bans transport and piloting of dangerous cargoes in a number of terminals at major port Ulsan. This happens after two tanker ships caught fire in the port in late September.

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Major South Korean port Ulsan now takes steps against transport and piloting of a number of dangerous cargoes in several of the port's terminals.

The ban comes after two tanker vessels belonging to operators Stolt-Nielsen and Odfjell, respectively, caught fire in the port in late September.

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