The accident at a Kwai Chung container terminal left a worker dead on Thursday morning. Photo: May Tse
The accident at a Kwai Chung container terminal left a worker dead on Thursday morning. Photo: May Tse

Worker dies after inflatable ship fender explodes while being filled with gas at Hong Kong container terminal, throwing him 10 metres

  • Man, 37, thrown into the air by the force of explosion, landing on the ground more than 10 metres away, police say
  • Incident at No 8 container terminal in Kwai Chung was the city’s third fatal industrial accident in 48 hours

The accident at a Kwai Chung container terminal left a worker dead on Thursday morning. Photo: May Tse
The accident at a Kwai Chung container terminal left a worker dead on Thursday morning. Photo: May Tse

Corrected [2:59pm, 16 Dec, 2022]

  • [2:59pm, 16 Dec, 2022]

    This article has been updated to state the Labour Department will inspect all construction sites by Aggressive Construction Engineering and not Aggressive Construction Company.

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