M13L0055 (Federal Yoshino)
Animation of the incident aboard the bulk carrier Federal Yoshino, 8 May 2013
On 08 May 2013, at 1455 Eastern Daylight Time, the Federal Yoshino was at anchor in Baie-Comeau, Quebec, when one of the vessel's crew members was fatally injured as a result of a fall. The crew member had been working aloft using a steel basket attached to the on-board electric provision crane when the hoisting cable parted. The basket containing the crew member fell approximately 5 m before landing on the deck. Read marine investigation report M13L0055 for details.
Side view of boom head and limit switch components
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