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Shipyard blast in Jiangsu, one dead and two injured

Shanghai: An explosion occurred at Mingyang Shipyard in Lianyungang, Jiangsu yesterday afternoon, causing the death of one worker dead and injuring two.

According to local reports, the worker was doing electrical welding work on a ship when the paint inside the cabin was inflamed, causing the explosion.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the incident.

Mingyang Shipyard was established by Zhejiang Haoyou Shipbuilding in 2007, and it was later acquired by Bohai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry.

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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