more were injured in an incident at the Port of Longview, US, on June 28.
early morning hours when one of the vessel lines attached to the Panama-flagged
bulk carrier MV Ansac Splendor snapped in half and recoiled toward the
dock and the vessel.
to move along the dock from one loading hatch to another.
Port of Longview, ILWU member Byron Jacobs, 34, was fatally struck. He was
pronounced dead at the scene.
vessel was also struck. The 41-year-old was transferred to the Southwest
Washington Medical Center, where he passed away on June 29.
longeshoreman and security guard received non-life-threatening injuries.
throughout both the maritime and local community,” Norm Krehbiel, Port of Longview CEO, said.
remains docked at the port’s Berth 5. The United States Coast Guard and
Washington State Labor and Industries are conducting investigations.