‘Change the rules now’ call after seafarer dies while securing containers

November 22, 2018 Alexander Whiteman

There must be greater dialogue between ship owners and dockworkers to prevent a repeat of a tragedy which last week claimed the life of a seafarer.
Dennis Gomez Regana was crushed while lashing and securing containers aboard the MV Francop at Southbank Quay in the port of Dublin.
His death sparked outrage, with the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) saying he should not have been involved in lashing and securing containers.
ITF maritime coordinator Jacqueline Smith told ...

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