Crane collapses at Longshan Shipyard, one worker dead and one missing

Crane collapses at Longshan Shipyard, one worker dead and one missing

A crane has collapsed early morning on Saturday during repair work at Longshan Shipyard, a ship repair yard in Zhoushan.

The operator of the crane died in hospital, while another two workers sustained bad injuries. Another shipyard worker jumped into the ocean in order to avoid the collapse, and still hasn’t been found.

The searching for the missing worker continues, while authorities have started investigations into the cause of the incident. According to local media reports, the collapse was due to the crane being overloaded.

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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    Alexandre M. Coelho
    October 19, 2015 at 8:00 pm

    It wasn’t na incidente. In fact, it was an accident, because there was victims.