Dockworker dies at Tin-Can Island Port during vessel off-loading
A 32-year-old dockworker, Mr. Samson Oheha, died at the weekend after being hit by reel during discharging efforts on a vessel at the Five Stars Logistics terminal.
The terminal is one of the service providers employed by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), and operating at the Tin-Can Island Port in Lagos.
from another vessel that was passing by.
another terminal at the Tin-Can Island Port caused the reel paper on an anchored vessel to fall.
on the anchored vessel.
is passing or moving by, waves from the moving vessel shake the berthed or anchored vessel, making it unstable.
that vessel shook the anchored vessel which Oheha and others were working on.
that he can be carried to a morgue. That was after the police had come in and
given us a police report.
stopped to give the deceased some form of respect.
in death. All his insurance benefits will be paid to his family,” Adeyanju said.
family of the deceased.