Beirut Port

Beirut Blast – More ammonium nitrate found at Beirut Port – 03.09.2020

The Lebanese army found another 4.35 tonnes of explosive ammonium nitrate on Thursday 3rd September near the entrance to Beirut port, one month on from the deadly blast caused by 2,750 tonnes of the same substance that ripped apart much of the city and killed 191 persons. The military said in a statement on Thursday that army …

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Beirut Blast – 21 Bangladesh Navy crew injured – 04.08.2020

At least four Bangladeshi nationals have been killed and around 100 more, including 21 members of the Bangladesh Navy,  have been injured in two massive explosions that rocked the port of Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday. In a press release on Wednesday 5th August, 2020, the Inter Service Public Relation Directorate (ISPR) confirmed at least …

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Beirut Blast – MERO STAR was discharging wheat when explosion happened – 04.08.2020

An Egyptian owned cargo ship MERO STAR was discharging 5,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat in Beirut when the powerful blast ripped through the port though the cargo is in good condition. Two Syrian crew members aboard the ship were seriously injured in the blast and others were wounded. MERO STAR is a German built ship …

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Beirut Blast – Countries united in sending Humanitarian Aid – 07.08.2020

Countries and international organisations have lined up to help Lebanon after a massive warehouse explosion sent a shockwave across Beirut, killing at least 154 and injuring over 5,000 persons. Also it destroyed 3 hospitals, major PPE Stores and Lebanon’s major grain store, triggering food crisis worries. Bahraini officials load medical aid and ground support equipment …

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Beirut Blast – CMA CGM emergency plan – 06.08.2020

According to a press release – The CMA CGM Group is sad to announce the passing of one of the staff members who went missing on August 4th after the Beirut explosions. We are deeply affected by this tragedy and extend our condolences to his family, colleagues and all of his loved ones. Deeply rooted …

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Beirut Blast – Cruise Liner ORIENT QUEEN sinks after the explosion – 04.08.2020

The 121 metre long cruise ship ORIENT QUEEN was berthed at Beirut Port, Lebanon on Tuesday 4th August, 2020 opposite of the massive explosion and has partially sunk to the pier where she was berthed. The Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that information from the Philippine Embassy in Beirut indicated that two seafarers …

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