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Backgrounder: The Company with Explosive Warehouses in Tianjin

(Xinhua)    09:21, August 13, 2015
Smoke and fire are seen after an explosion in the Binhai New Area in north China's Tianjin Municipality on Aug. 13, 2015. An explosion rocked the Binhai New Area in north China's Tianjin Municipality at around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. The cause and casualties are not immediately known. [Xinhua/Yue Yuewei]

A deadly warehouse blast in Tianjin on Wednesday night has left 17 people dead and more than 400 injured. Following is some information of the logistic company that owns the warehouses.

According to the company's official website, Tianjin Dongjiang Port Rui Hai International Logistics Co. Ltd. was founded in 2011 and is a storage and distribution center of containers of dangerous goods at the Tianjin Port.

The company's business includes the storage, transfer, distribution and customs declaration of dangerous chemicals. Freight volume through the company stands at one million tonnes each year, with annual revenues exceeding 30 million yuan.

The center includes two warehouses for dangerous goods. One is located next to an office building.

Executives of the company have been controlled.

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(Editor:Zhang Qian,Bianji)

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