Lyttelton Port death prompts more calls for safety standards

Brent Melville
Tue, 26 Apr 2022

Lyttelton, Maritime NZ investigating 'on site' (Image: supplied)
Lyttelton, Maritime NZ investigating 'on site' (Image: supplied)
Brent Melville
Tue, 26 Apr 2022
Lyttelton Port Co acting chief executive Kirstie Gardener said a port employee died on Monday after an incident loading coal on the Liberian registered bulk carrier ETG Aquarius, at the port’s Cashin Quay berth.The fatality comes only six days after stevedore Atiroa Jnr Tuaiti (26), was killed at Ports of Auckland, after a fall on the docked Singaporean container ship, Capitaine Tasman. Tuaiti’s death was the third at the country’s largest import terminal in a span of just four years.Gardener said she couldn’t confirm mo...

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