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ONE donates services and $100,000 to quake relief

Photo: Port of New Orleans ONE Modern in Port of New Orleans
Ocean Network Express (ONE) has donated $100,000 to charity and is providing container services to support the victims of the recent earthquake in Türkiye and Syria.

The company said it donated SGD40,000 through the Singapore Red Cross and $60,000 through the Turkish Red Crescent Society.

ONE is also providing dry containers for the transportation of aid materials and shelter through the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) with the support of its long-term partners CAI International, Inc., Textainer Group Holdings Limited and Triton Container International Limited

"ONE extends its deepest condolences to those affected by the natural disaster and is committed to joining the global community in offering recovery support and service", the company said in a press release.

CMA CGM made one of its cargo aircraft available free of charge to transport a civil security field hospital for the French Civil Society in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake.

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit southern Türkiye and northern Syria on 6 February 2023 claiming tens of thousands of lives and causing widespread damage to buildings and infrastructure, including the closure of İskenderun port.