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No injuries at fire incident in Westports’ container yard

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KUALALUMPUR : WESTPORTS Holdings Bhd reported a fire incident at the company’s container yard on Monday.

The fire was brought under control with the assistance of the company’s Port Police Control Centre and Port Klang’s Fire and Rescue Department.

At the time of this announcement, the company, authorities involved, and external parties are still ascertaining the extent of the damage and how many containers have been affected.

“The company will inform the affected boxes’ shipping lines/box operators in due course. There were no damages to the Company’s terminal operating equipment or infrastructure,” Westport said in a filing to the stock exchange.

Westports also announced that there were no injuries arising from this incident.

The terminal’s operations were unaffected during the entire duration of the incident as the fire was confined to a specific area within the Company’s extensive container yard facilities.

“The Fire and Rescue Department, The Royal Malaysian Police and the Company’s insurance claims surveyor will conduct a thorough investigation of the cause and source of the fire,” the company said.

The company will also ascertain the extent of the affected declared cargoes. Westports’ insurance policies provide coverage for fire incidents.

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