Explosion on tanker at Chinese repair yard, one dead and two missing

Explosion on tanker at Chinese repair yard, one dead and two missing

An explosion occurred onboard a tanker at Jingjiang Huaxin Ship Repair in Jiangsu, China yesterday, the local work safety administration has announced.

According to the announcement, the incident happened when four workers were doing maintenance work on oil tanker Rui Fu You 068. One worker is dead, another one has suffered severe injuries, while the other two are missing.

Search and rescue work continues and authorities have started investigations into 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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