M13L0055 (Federal Yoshino)

Animation of the incident aboard the bulk carrier Federal Yoshino, 8 May 2013

On 08 May 2013, at 1455 Eastern Daylight Time, the Federal Yoshino was at anchor in Baie-Comeau, Quebec, when one of the vessel's crew members was fatally injured as a result of a fall. The crew member had been working aloft using a steel basket attached to the on-board electric provision crane when the hoisting cable parted. The basket containing the crew member fell approximately 5 m before landing on the deck. Read marine investigation report M13L0055 for details.

Complete animation

Side view of boom head and limit switch components