Zhejiang Hexing Shipyard ordered to suspend operations over safety concerns

Zhejiang Hexing Shipyard ordered to suspend operations over safety concerns

Zhejiang local safety authority has announced that it found a series of safety issues at Zhejiang Hexing Shipyard during a safety inspection.

According to the inspection report the shipyard has insufficient protection for the workers, some special equipment operators working without licenses and fire risks due to the incorrect storage of material.

The authority has ordered the shipyard to suspend operations until the problems are rectified.

Jason Jiang

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