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Transnet confirms nobody injured during crane collapse at Port of Port Elizabeth

Oct 31, 2018
Transnet confirms nobody injured during crane collapse at Port of Port Elizabeth

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said that Port Elizabeth experienced winds in excess of 50 knots per hour on Tuesday morning, which toppled a crane.

"This resulted in the damage of a Transnet Port Terminals ship–to–shore crane on the quayside," described Rajesh Dana (Port Manager – Port of Port Elizabeth.

"No employees were injured."

He said that the Engineering team is currently assessing the extent of the damage however, the crane has been secured.

"The Port Elizabeth Container Terminal is currently wind bound," Dana added

"A business continuity plan has been implemented in an effort to limit any further impact on operations."

Image: As taken from Daron Mann Breakfast on Algoa FM Facebook page

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