Accident at Hantong shipyard, one dead

Accident at Hantong shipyard, one dead

Shanghai: A worker at Hantong WING Heavy Industry, a subsidiary yard of Nantong Hantong Ship Heavy Industry, was ran over by the track wheel of a gantry crane and died during maintenance work yesterday.

According to a witness at the shipyard, the worker was doing maintenance work on the crane, however, the crane operator started the crane without noticing him which caused the accident.

Currently authorities are investigating the incident.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.

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