MO-2020-204

Photo of Rio De La Plata alongside at Prime Port, Timaru | Photo: John Bisset
Rio De La Plata alongside at Prime Port, Timaru | Photo: John Bisset
Containership Rio De La Plata, mooring operations injury, PrimePort, Timaru
Status
Current
Occurrence Date
Jurisdiction
NZ
The Commission is inquiring into an accident on board the Singapore-registered container ship Rio De La Plata at Prime Port, Timaru on 14 November 2020. The reported circumstances are that a crew member suffered serious injury during mooring operations while the ship was departing Timaru for Lyttelton. The crew member required surgery to treat severe injuries to their face and arm.
Location
PrimePort, Timaru