Mooring Accident Kills One And Injures Two At Russian Port

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Date of accident

: August 13th, 2015

Vessels

: Volgo Balt 237 and TTM Dragon

Location

: Russian port of Kavkaz

Casualties   

: One dead and two injured

Vessels involved

  

: Panama-flagged bulker TTM Dragon and Volgo Balt 237

The mooring accident took place at Russian port of Kavkaz involving a Panama-flagged bulker TTM Dragon and Volgo Balt 237.

When the Russian cargo vessel was mooring to a floating crane next to the 55, 947-dwt TTM Dragon, the line snapped and struck the seafarer in the bulker.  This resulted in killing one Chinese crew member and injuring two others aboard the bulker.

The Russian port authorities are investigating the actual cause for the accident.

Source: Vesselfinder 

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