Crew killed by mooring roller, Spain

Seaman on board of cement carrier CEMENTOS CANTABRICO was killed at night Feb 26, during mooring operation at Gijon port, Span. 55-year old seaman was working with mooring lines on forecastle, the line was heaved tight by winch, going through mooring rollers. One of rollers was torn off and hit seaman in the face, he fell unconscious. Ambulance was called, paramedics tried to save him, but he died in half an hour. Photo La Nueva Espana.

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