Inchcape Shipping Services has advised that all chemical, oil, and LPG terminals in Tianjin port, China, close, following the warehouse explosion, on 12 August 2015. It is unknown when the terminals are expected to reopen.
Un-berthing of bulk ships began midday local time on 13 August 2015.
Loading and discharging of bulk cargo (coal, iron ore) and general cargo continues to operate in Tianjin Xingang port.
Edited from press release by Angharad Lock
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