Two crew on Hong Kong ship fall into cargo hold, one dead and one injured

Two crew on Hong Kong ship fall into cargo hold, one dead and one injured

Two crew memebers onboard Hong Kong-flagged bulker  Hony Future fell into the cargo hold of the vessel on Monday, amid rough sea conditions.

The vessel was enroute from Iran to China, the incident occurring when the ship was near Vung Tau in southern Vietnam. The captain said the incident was caused by rough seas and strong winds.

One of the crew Yu Jiannan died soon after he fell, while the other crew Ding Guandong suffered serious injuries and was sent to Vung Tau for emergency care.

The vessel is owned by Minsheng Jiade (Tianjin) Shipping and managed by Honlucky (Hong Kong).

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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