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LEAKED VIDEO: New view of Rostock Crane Collapse. Manufacturer speaks out

PortandTerminal.com, May 10, 2020

ROSTOCK, GERMANY – Crane manufacturer Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock has addressed the crane collapse on board the newbuild offshore installation vessel at a Liebherr yard in Rostock, Germany earlier this month

In a statement, the company said the accident which took place during an overload test of the crane was the result a broken crane hook provided by a third-party supplier.

The incident took place May 2 during load testing of a 5,500-tonne capacity Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock HLC 295000 crane on board the Orion 1, a newbuild offshore wind installation vessel being built for DEME.

The vessel, which is under construction by COSCO (QIDONG) Offshore, arrived at the Liebherr construction yard last November for installation of the crane – the final phase in the construction process.

Two people suffered serious injury when the crane collapsed.

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