Search

Delays into inquest of father who died on-board cargo ship

PUBLISHED: 12:24 24 July 2019 | UPDATED: 12:43 24 July 2019

The SMN Explorer cargo ship at the Alexandra Dock in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

The SMN Explorer cargo ship at the Alexandra Dock in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Archant 2018

The inquest into a "work-related" death of a seafarer has been delayed.

A pre-inquest review relating to SMN Explorer crewman Alfred Ismaili, 36, who died on February 1, 2018, was held at Norfolk Coroner's Court in Norwich on July 24.

The Albanian father-of-three died while on-board the cargo ship when it was docked in King's Lynn on February 1.

A Marine Accident Investigation Branch report published in 2018 blamed the death on "procedural inadequacies and a lapse of supervision" aboard the 81m Liberian-registered timer ship.

It was reported that the crewman had been crushed by a hold cover on the vessel.

Mrs Lake said the pre-inquest hearing related to a "work-related incident."

She added: "The case is not ready for inquest."

She adjourned proceedings for another pre-inquest review.

This will take place on October 18.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists