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Two dead after explosion at Qingdao Yangfan Shipbuilding

An explosion, which occurred during ship block welding work at Qingdao Yangfan Shipbuilding, has caused the death of two workers Qingdao local administration of work safety announced today.

The administration said the incident was caused by “loose safety management” at the shipyard. The local government has urged relevant authorities to thoroughly investigate the incident and will strictly punish those responsible.

Cui Lianzhong, vice general manager of the shipyard, has been detained for investigations.

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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