Two workers die at Imabari shipyard

Two workers have died in a incident at an Imabari Shipbuilding yard in Japan yesterday.

According to local reports, the two workers were found to have fallen into a cargo hold of a bulk carrier under construction at the yard. The shipyard called in an emergency medical rescue team but failed to save the lives of the two workers.

Imabari Shipbuilding said the two workers were cleaning the tanks in the engine room of the ship.

Police have started investigations into the cause of 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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