Port worker was killed by H beam, which fell in cargo hold of reportedly, Chinese general cargo ship DA GUI, on Feb 8 during wielding works. The ship docked at Yulchon Terminal, Gwangyang, Yeosu, Korea, on Feb 7, on arrival from China. Understood some repair works were under way, not known by whom, by crew or by some local company workers.
General cargo ship DA GUI, IMO 9768564, dwt 28000, built 2017, flag China, manager COSCO SHIPPING SPECIALIZED.
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