Seaview Wharf Crane Incident Update
3 October 2019
SEAVIEW WHARF CRANE INCIDENT UPDATE
Planning for a salvage operation is underway to recover the crawler crane that fell off CentrePort’s Seaview Wharf yesterday, to ensure normal tanker shipping operations can continue.
The 20-tonne crane, operated by civil contracting company GK Shaw Limited fell into 12 metres of water at approximately midday Wednesday 2 October. The driver of the crane was unharmed.
CentrePort is working through a process to develop a salvage methodology and will engage a suitable contractor to undertake the work.
An investigation into the incident is underway. The fender replacement work on the wharf being undertaken by GK Shaw Limited has been suspended.