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Worker dies in New Times Shipbuilding accident

A worker died after falling from a scaffold at China’s New Times Shipbuilding yesterday.

According to New Times, the incident happened when three workers from contractor Meuhlhan were in the process of building a scaffold when all of them fell. One worker died after being sent to a nearby hospital, while the other two suffered injuries and are receiving medical treatment.

The local authorities have ordered the shipyard to conduct a full safety check on its facilities.

The cause of the incident is still under investigation.

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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