Casualty from Ships Crane



While discharging in port with ship crane by shore staff, the control cabin separated from pedestal and crashed onto deck with crane operator losing his life.

Action Taken

Successful conclusion of cause based on damage evidence. Hence, Administration, Class etc. taking note, made checking of slewing bearing between pedestal and rotating control hut mandatory. Vessel arrested by labour union on behalf of deceased and subsequently released. The Release and Receipt obtained from next of kin of deceased.