South Korea Samsung Heavy shipyard halts work after derrick collapse


SEOUL South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries Co Ltd pronounced on Tuesday all prolongation has been halted in a Geoje shipyard due to an sequence from internal authorities after a deadly derrick collapse.

Five people died and about 20 were harmed when a derrick collapsed on Monday during a shipyard during construction of an oil height for French appetite association Total, a dual companies said.

Samsung Heavy pronounced in a filing a hindrance could impact ongoing construction of vessels and offshore structures and that work would resume after internal authorities approve reserve measures. It did not contend when that would be.

A Samsung complicated orator could not be immediately reached for comment.

(Reporting by Joyce Lee; Editing by Nick Macfie)


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