News ID: 70926 |
Publish Date: 11:28 - 21 December 2016

Air Pollution Halts Port of Tianjin’s Ops

China’s Port of Tianjin has suspended dry bulk cargo operations until December 21, 2016, due to a red alert for high air pollution, Wilhelmsen Ships Service informs.

Air Pollution Halts Port of Tianjin’s Ops
The county’s port authorities decided to stop all loading/discharging activities for bulk cargoes such as iron ore and coal, MANA correspondent reported.
Heavy port congestion and berthing delays are expected for bulk cargo vessels, according to Wilhelmsen.
Tianjin and Beijing municipalities have issued a “Red alert for Heavy Air Pollution” as heavy smog is expected to last four consecutive days.
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