Our condolences go out to the family, friends and colleagues of Brother Hernán Vedia López. An Injury to One is an Injury to All.
South Pacific Terminal (TPS) reported the death of longshore worker Hernán Vedia López, after an accident inside the port at 22:30 hours on Friday, March 24.
The worker worked at […]
Our profound condolences go out to the family, friends and colleagues of Brother Pedro Fita, who was killed when glass fell from a crane and pierced his helmet. We are hoping for a full recovery for his co-worker who was also seriously injured. SUPA union officials say work stopped for 24 hours at terminals in […]
Our hearts are still broken from losing our brother in June. From an article titled ‘Washington Marine Cargo Handling Company Cited for Willful Safety Violations After Worker’s Fatal Fall’:
Jimmie Meadows, March 3, 1968 – June 25, 2016
For longshoremen who load and offload timber in the upper Northwest, every ship that sails into port […]
Our sincere condolences go out to our Indonesian brother’s family, friends and colleagues during this time of tragic loss, and we are rooting for our two brothers who are critically injured.
One dockworker died after explosion and fire on board of product tanker Istana V at the dock in Batu Ampar, Indonesia. The […]
Very sad news from Belgium, translated from a Dutch report. Rest in Peace, brother. An Injury to One is an Injury to All.
At the port of Zeebrugge, a man has died after he drove into the water with his car. The accident happened around 6:25 pm near the Alfred Ronsestraat.
It’s believed he […]
The fire on the Silver Sky originated in one of the car decks. It is unknown how many vehicles were on fire and the damages will be assessed after further inspection, reports the Maritime Herald.
Car Carrier Silver Sky fireFire erupted on the cargo decks of car carrier Silver Sky at the port of […]
Our thoughts and prayers are with the woman who died in one accident and with the longshore worker who is recovering after a second accident at the port on the same day.
A cargo company supervisor driving a golf cart died Monday at Port Everglades when the cart and a truck collided — one […]
From NBC Bay Area:
A longshore worker at the Port of Oakland was taken to a hospital Sunday after he was rescued from a vehicle trapped underneath two containers, a port spokesman confirmed.
Just before 9 a.m., firefighters responded to the 1700 block of Middle Harbor Road, the Oakland Fire Department told the East Bay […]
Very sad update on the story of Brother Loadholt’s passing in Georgia:
It started as a typical morning on GPA’s Ocean Terminal docks.
Longshoremen, members of ILA Local 1414, were loading vehicles onto the Wallenius Wilhelmsen ship Tiger, which had come in to port overnight.
Operations had been underway about two hours, with longshoremen driving […]
Our condolences go out to our brother’s family, friends and brothers and sisters in ILA Local 1414.
From Savannah Now:
A longshoreman died Wednesday morning when the vehicle he was loading onto a ship jumped off the ramp and fell into the Savannah River at Georgia Ports’ Ocean Terminal.
Local 1414 President Tommy Stokes III […]
Jorge Gomez, 51, died Monday at the Norfolk Southern rail yard in Jersey City when a container fell onto the lifting machine he was operating at the time. (Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal)
The ILWU Coast Longshore Division send our condolences to Brother Gomez’ family, friends and colleagues. An Injury to One […]
Electrical engineer Timothy Dubberly, 58, was making repairs to the crane when the white cab separated and fell 100 feet to the ground, visible here. Our condolences go out to Mr. Dubberly’s family, friends and colleagues.
From Action News Jax:
The family of a man who fell to his death from a crane is […]
CTV reports the worker ”fell approximately four meters down a ladder and landed on a platform.” We are wishing him a quick and full recovery.
A worker is recovering from a broken leg and minor head injury after stumbling from a crane platform at the Port of Vancouver Friday night.
Members of […]
Our profound condolences go out to our ILWU Local 63 Brother’s family, friends, and brothers and sisters on the docks.
From the Daily Breeze:
A 71-year-old longshore worker was killed Wednesday at the Port of Los Angeles in what is being described as an industrial accident, a port spokesman said.
The man, a member of […]
”It could have been just another routine shift for three longshoremen on the Longview port docks,” reports The Daily News. ”Yet their presence on a cold New Year’s Eve morning helped prevent a tragedy.” Photo by The Daily News.
Excerpts from The Daily News:
Millwright Kelly Palmer, 48, of Toutle said he was waiting […]