Fire broke out onboard two containerships that brushed against each other on Tuesday night at Malaysia’s Port Klang, reports said.
The Asian Shipowners Forum (ASF) has urged the region’s governments to act following reports that product tanker Maritime Maisie is still adrift in critical condition after nearly three months.
Firefighting efforts began on Friday to put out a container fire on a barge off the Bahamas.
Stricken chemical tanker Maritime Maisie has remained without refuge after Japanese and South Korean authorities declined to honour requests from operator MSI Ship Management.
A Japan government committee investigating the cause of the MOL Comfort splitting in two has recommended temporary safety actions for ships of 8,000 teu or greater in capacity.