Friday, December 11, 2009

Bintulu Port Quay Crane Accident

Photo of a newly acquired Quay Crane buckled under its own weight in an accident at Bintulu Port.

The RM21 million quay crane was supplied by peninsular based company IMPSA (M) Sdn. Bhd and about to be transported from a barge to Berth No.4 when it suddenly collapsed around 10.30a.m on Thursday.

The lower part of the crane structure was badly damaged in the incident. No injuries were reported in the mishap and operation on Berth No.4 will be temporarily closed according to the port authority in a statement on Thursday.

Photo source: UDN / Voon Siang Pin

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