Worker dies after falling off ship at Beihai Shipbuilding

Worker dies after falling off ship at Beihai Shipbuilding

A worker died after falling from a ship under construction at CSIC-affiliated Beihai Shipbuilding yesterday.

According to local reports in Qingdao, the incident happened when the worker was inspecting painting onboard an ore carrier built for China Merchants Group and fell into one of the empty cargo holds. The worker died after being sent to hospital for emergency treatment.

The local police has detained the onsite manger from the contractor company the deceased worked for, and started investigations into 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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