Fire Erupts On Containership At Dubai’s Jebel Ali Port


Dubai: An explosion inside a container on a ship docked at the Dubai port caused a massive fire on the vessel. It was later extinguished with the help of firefighters.

According to reports, the blaze in the Middle East’s largest transshipment hub was caused by a container holding flammable material.

There was, however, no loss of lives.

Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri said, “The fire in Jebel Ali Port broke out onboard a small-sized container ship. No casualties were reported.”

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