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Crane collapse seriously injured woman operator
A crane collapsed in Bourgas shipyard and seriously injured the woman operator. The serious accident happened due to the undeciphered load, which fell and collapsed the crane. The crane obliqued and the woman operator fell from big height. After that the machinery smashed over her and she was stuck under the wrecks for an hour before being rescued. The woman was stuck inside and was seriously injured. She was transported to the Emergency for medical treatment with life-threatening injuries. The 61-year-old woman suffered multiple injuries and has literally been shattered by the heavy machinery. The local authorities started an investigation about the accident and will follow inspection in the shipyard if all the safety measures were taken. She was transport by Emergency to the local hospital and currently doctors are trying to save her life. The reason for the accident was not caused by technical malfunction, but mostly due to human mistake and undeciphered cargo load.
Bulgaria Cuts Port Fees for Cruise Ships to Boost Tourism
Bulgaria has decided to cut tonnage-related port dues for cruise ships in a bid to give a boost to its tourism industry amidst increased competition from neighbouring countries. Cruise ships will have to pay a 14% lower tonnage fee when they call at Bulgaria’s Black Sea and Danube ports under amendments to the list of fees collected by state-owned Port Infrastructure company, which the government approved on Wednesday. The lower fee will create conditions for increasing the number of passengers at Bulgarian ports and overcoming increased competition from neighbouring countries, the cabinet said in a statement. - See more at: http://www.novinite.com/articles/167920/Bulgaria+Cuts+Port+Fees+for+Cruise+Ships+to+Boost+Tourism#sthash.Ev1iMUsY.dpuf
Bulgaria’s Transport Ministry to Invest BGN 12 М in Port Burgas in 2015
Bulgaria’s Transport Ministry will invest BGN 12 M in Port Burgas in 2015, according to Minister Ivaylo Moskovski. Moskovski, as cited by Trud daily, made clear that the funding would be used to build a second module of the Burgas Marine Station and to rehabilitate the jetty. He pointed out that EU operational programs were among the top priorities of the Transport Ministry. Moskovski said that the authorities sought to return to a normal pace of absorption of funding under operational program Transport. He informed that the launch of the new operational program Transport 2014-2020 was a key priority, adding that the program had been submitted for approval to the European Commission. Moskovski added that the Transport Ministry would also strive to stabilize the Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) company, especially its Passenger Services unit. He said that the development of the e-government would also move forward. Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova announced at the end of the week that Lot 2 of the Struma motorway had been scheduled for completion by November 2015. She also told journalists that the 38km section Dupnitsa-Blagoevgrad was the most complicated motorway section of all that were being implemented. Source: NoviniteNews schreiben