On 11 December 2020, a crew member (from Shandong, China) on Luzon Strait fell into the cargo hold and sustained fatal injuries. The Hong Kong Marine Department, Marine Accident Investigation Section (MAIS), is investigating the accident.
At the request of MAIS, the ATSB assisted with the collection of information relevant to the investigation. To protect any information supplied by MAIS to the ATSB, and the ATSB's investigative work to assist MAIS, the ATSB initiated an investigation under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003. The ATSB has now concluded its involvement in the investigation.
The Hong Kong Marine Department, Marine Accident Investigation Section is responsible for and will administer the release of the final investigation report into this accident. Any enquires relating to the investigation should be directed to the Hong Kong Marine Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Date:||11 December 2020||Investigation status:||Completed|
|Location:||Bunbury anchorage||Investigation phase:||Final report: Dissemination|
|Release date:||11 May 2021||Occurrence category:||Accident|
|Report status:||Final||Highest injury level:||Fatal|
|Operator||Pacific Basin Shipping (HK) Limited|
|Type of operation||Bulk Carrier|
|Damage to vessel||Nil|
|Destination||Bunbury, Western Australia|