Port worker killed by snapped mooring, Italy

Port worker was killed on the spot by snapped mooring line in Ancona port, Italy, Adriatic sea, early in the morning Jun 10. Container ship BF PHILIPP was already moored, or in process of mooring, when tragedy occurred.
Container ship BF PHILIPP, IMO 9123324, dwt 6832, capacity 549 TEU, built 1996, flag Madeira, manager BF Shipmanagement GmbH & Co. KG (AIS).



Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.