Misdeclared lithium batteries caused fire on Cosco boxship
Lithium batteries declared as spare parts and accessories were said be to the cause of the blaze that hit 10,000 teu Cosco Pacific. The carrier may declare general average to share the losses with other stakeholders in the voyage
Burnt-out batteries were reportedly found in a container operated by Wan Hai, which was loaded at China’s Nanshan port and destined for Nhava Sheva
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