Govan Shipyard Crane Snaps

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

BAE Systems said that three employees were involved in the incident which happened at the company's site on the .  The Health and Safety Executive is carrying out an investigation into the incident, BBC reported.

A spokeswoman for BAE Systems said the jib of the crane snapped while it was being lowered for routine operations. She confirmed the crane had passed its annual statutory inspection in March.

The incident involved a crane operator and two shipwrights, one of whom went to hospital as a precaution. The other two men were treated at the scene.

Source:  BBC

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

News

Scottish Sea Farms Orders Newbuilds

Macduff Shipyards Ltd. has received a contract worth more than £3.3 million pounds from Scottish Sea Farms for the design and build of four 19.8-meter 150T steel

Mexican Navy Delegation Visits NSSA

The U.S. Navy reported that its Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) welcomed the Mexican Navy Delegation to Building CEP-200, Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 21 for

MARAD: Total Fuel Cycle Study for Natural Gas

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a study that evaluates total fuel cycle emissions for natural gas versus conventional marine fuels. Results showed

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1238 sec (8 req/sec)