COSCO cargo ship accident, 1 crew died, 1 hospitalized

Two Chinese crew fell from 20-meter height while conducting works on board of COSCO’s general cargo ship DA TAI on Jan 10, at Vitoria Port, Brazil. One died on the spot, another was hospitalized, reportedly injures aren’t life-threatening. They’ve been working on a platform sustained by 4 cables, three of cables gave up. The ship arrived at Vitoria on Jan 10, to load copper.
General cargo ship DA TAI, IMO 9608386, dwt 29881, built 2013, flag HK, manager COSCO Shipping.



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