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Millions lost as fire guts Lagos port (video)

Jul 21, 2023 #News

A fire outbreak was recorded at Ports and Cargo Terminal berth 7 and 8 at Tin Can Island port, Lagos, when a crane caught fire and affected a vessel, MV. ALGECIRAS EXPRESS, which was loaded with containers on Thursday, July 20.

Eyewitnesses say the crane caught fire while off-loading containers from the vessel, which extended to the vessel and other containers. It was gathered that the fire involving a Liebherr crane and Mv Hapag – Lloyd was caused by a mechanical fault, which reportedly raged for about four hours before it was brought under control by firemen .

The management of the NPA is yet to make an official statement about the incident but sources say no life was lost during the outbreak.

Watch a video from the scene below

https://www.instagram.com/_u/lindaikejiblogofficial/?utm_source=ig_embed&ig_rid=ce582499-e40c-47c8-9814-4d67fd97572d&ig_mid=B2473EDD-5FA0-4639-90F8-6A57AA54B16D

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