Five injured crew members recovering after accident
A crew member of the "Pacific Osprey", who was injured when part of a crane boom collapsed, was in a stable condition in hospital on Aug 27. Four other members of the crew who were treated after the accident have all returned home to continue their recovery. A specialist salvage team was meanwhile on site in Eemshaven to ensure the damaged crane was safe and secure before the jack-up us moved to an unnamed shipyard for repairs. A thorough investigation into the accident was underway by Swire Blue Ocean. The vessel was undergoing crane maintenance when the incident occurred, in a break from foundation installation duties at EnBW's 497MW Hohe See wind farm in the German North Sea. The ship sailed from Eemshaven on Nov 26, bound to Esbjerg, ETA Nov 28.
Four injured in crane accident
In Eemshaven in Groningen, four people were injured on Aug 23, 2018, at 5.25 p.m in a crane accident which happened when a cargo was lifted aboard the "Pacific Osprey" at the quay. The boom of a shore based mobile crane broke during the lifting ooperation and fell onto the ship and the quay. The Groningen fire brigade attended with several engines and a trauma helicopter. Together with the colleagues of the ambulance was working to get the victims off the ship for treatment. The last was recovered at 8 p.m. One man was seriously injured, the three other suffered minor injuries. All of them were receiving medical attention and have been taken to hospital as has one other crew member who was suffering from shock. The only material damage caused was to the vessel. The crane was undergoing maintenance at the time of the incident and the vessel suffered significant damage as a result. Dutch reports with photos and video: https://www.telegraaf.nl/nieuws/2473805/vier-gewonden-door-ongeluk-met-kraan-op-schip http://www.dvhn.nl/groningen/Deel-kraan-breekt-af-in-Eemshaven-vier-gewonden-23478514.html https://www.rtvnoord.nl/nieuws/198045/Vier-gewonden-bij-bedrijfsongeval-Eemshaven-updateUpload News