MO-2022-202

Port operations accident, Lyttelton Port, 25 April 2022
Status
Current
Occurrence Date
Jurisdiction
NZ
TAIC is inquiring into serious accidents during ship loading operations. The Minister of Transport directed TAIC to inquire into the circumstances and causes of two accidents and to determine any potential system-wide lessons. The accident at Lyttelton Port happened on 25 April during coal loading operations for a bulk carrier ship.
(For administrative purposes, the two accidents are separately identified in the TAIC system. In the 19 April accident at Ports of Auckland, TAIC code MO-2022-203, during loading operations for a container ship)
Location
Lyttelton Port (-43.608916,172.731332) [may be approximate]