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Three dead in Singapore shipyard crane accident

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SINGAPORE, Apr 4 (Reuters) Three workers at a Singapore shipyard were killed today when part of a crane collapsed, SembCorp Marine Limited said.

A Singaporean, a Chinese and an Indian national died after the boom of the crane collapsed at site belonging to PPL Shipyard, SembCorp Marine said in a statement.

A fourth worker, a Bangladeshi national, was injured but is in stable condition, it said.

The cause of the accident is being investigated, the firm said.

PPL Shipyard is a subsidiary of SembCorp Marine, the world's second-biggest offshore oil-rig builder. SembCorp Marine is a subsidiary of conglomerate SembCorp Industries.

REUTERS VJ RS1802

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