Despite salvors having offloading all the fire damaged containers from the containership Yantian Express vessel remains in Freeport, Bahamas, as some shippers have not posted General Average and Salvage security for undamaged containers.

A major containership fire occurs every 60 days it has been estimated as insurer TT Club says the campaign for greater container safety must first focus on dangerous goods.

General Average has been declared on the Hapag-Lloyd containership Yantian Express which suffered a container fire on 3 January.

No news is good news as the say goes but we are not sure how comforted customers would have been by the latest update from Ocean Network Express (ONE) on the Yantian Express containership fire that happened on 3 January.

The fire hit Hapag-Lloyd containership Yantian Express is to be towed to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Fighting is continuing on the Maersk Honam, while the 22 surviving crew members evacuated from the burning containership have safely reached shore.

One of the 23 seafarers evacuated from the burning containerhip Maersk Honam has died, while four remain missing.

A serious fire onboard the ultra-large containership Maersk Honam in the Arabian Sea has left four seafarers missing.