X-Press Feeders, former operators of the fire-stricken container ship X-Press Pearl, have said that salvage works on the wreck have been suspended for the arriving southwest monsoon season. The aft section of the wreck was already removed in January. The fore section...
X-Press Feeders, former operators of the fire-stricken container ship X-Press Pearl, report that the aft section of the wreck was raised from the sea floor and placed aboard the semi-submersible Fan Zhou 10 in January. The wreck section will be dismantled at a...
Total losses in the shipping industry are at record lows. Yet, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, more costly issues involving larger vessels, crew and port congestion resulting from the shipping boom, and challenging decarbonisation targets, mean there is no room for...
X-Press Feeders, operators of the fire-stricken container ship X-Press Pearl, report that all cargo debris outside the wreck’s 1000-metre safety zone has been recovered from water depths over 10 metres, including the final two nurdle containers. Operations for...
Risks associated with the transport of chemicals and plastics in ever-larger container ships need to be addressed, say the authors of a public study into the X-Press Pearl incident. The container ship suffered a fire and partially sank, which resulted in toxic...
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