Shanghai-listed Tianjin Port Holdings said its port work and operations were back to normal after mass explosions took place at a dangerous goods warehouse on the evening of 12 August.
At around 23:20 h local time on 12 August, explosions occurred at the warehouse owned by Tianjin Ruihai International Logistics Company in the Tianjin Port International Logistics Centre, a stock filing of Tianjin Port said on 13 August.
The warehouse was used to store dangerous and chemical goods.
The company’s operations at the port of Tianjin remained normal, it added. The company was also evaluating possible damages caused by the accident.
According to images posted online and seen by IHS Maritime, certain container stack yards and vehicle yards were impacted by the blasts, with container stacks collapsed and passenger cars burnt.
As of the morning of 13 August, death toll from the accident has risen to 17, with other 315 people injured, according to Xinhua News Agency. The individuals in charge of Tianjin Ruihai International Logistics Company have been held by the police after the accident happened.
This post was sourced from IHS Maritime 360: View the original article here.