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Third officer blamed for China bulker deaths

A series of errors and a botched attempt to remedy the mistakes resulted in the accident that claimed 10 lives at a shipyard in China last week, an initial probe has found. During maintenance work, fire-damping gas was inadvertently released into the vessel's piping system. In attempting to clear it while being guided online, the third officer mistakenly filled the cabins with a large amount of the gas

Two of the 19 injured have left the hospital, while the remainder are in ‘stable condition’ as investigations continue

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