Clarification on vessel “OOCL SHANGHAI” incident

We have been aware of some recent media reports of a fire incident on vessel “OOCL SHANGHAI”, OOCL would like to clarify as follows:

On October 1st 2023, the vessel “OOCL SHANGHAI” encountered auxiliary blower malfunction while en route from Yokohama to Osaka, without any fire outbreak. The auxiliary blower was repaired by the ship’s crew on the same day and the voyage resumed.

There was no crew injured, cargo damaged, marine pollution or significant schedule delay. The vessel is in good condition and had passed the Port State Control inspection at Osaka on October 3rd 2023 without deficiency.

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding

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