Port fatality costs operator almost £341,000

Source: on 2009-09-22 13:55:00

The UK's largest port operator Associated British Ports has been fined £266,000 after a reversing trailer struck and killed a 60-year-old cargo handler at the Port of Ipswich.Brian Vince died on 30 March 2007 while working as a ramp man servicing a roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) ferry at the port. He was standing on the bridge between the ferry and the quayside co-ordinating vehicles on and off the ferry when ...

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