Marine safety investigations & reports

Fatality during cargo hold repairs on board Yu Long Shan

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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On 11 March 2004, while assisting with cargo hold repairs at anchor off the Queensland port of Hay Point, an engineer cadet fell from a hold ladder, landing on the tank top about ten metres below. He died from his injuries before an emergency medical helicopter, with a doctor on board, landed on the ship.

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General details
Date: 11 March 2004   Investigation status: Completed  
Location: Hay Point    
State: Queensland    
Release date: 15 June 2004   Occurrence category: Serious Incident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Vessel details

Vessel details
Vessel Yu Long Shan  
Flag China  
IMO 7701483  
Type of operation Bulk carrier  
Damage to vessel Nil  
Destination Hay Point, Qld  
  Crew Passenger Ground Total
Fatal: 1 0 0 1
Total: 1 0 0 1
Last update 19 May 2016