Major accident at Jurong Shipyard, 90 workers injured

 

Singapore: Local news reports are emerging of a major accident at Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard where a jackup rig has tilted to one side earlier today.
 
Singapore's Ministry of Manpower has confirmed close to 90 workers have been sent to 4 hospitals – the majority had minor injuries with one worker in a critical condition and 22 seriously injured.
 
Early findings indicate that the jack-up mechanism of one of the legs on the jackup rig had failed. [03/12/12]
 
 
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