Monday, April 25, 2016 - 09:17
Divers search waters for missing tanker worker
Shipping traffic in Grijpskerk, Groningen was brought to a standstill on Monday morning as divers search for a man that fell into the water. A helicopter was also deployed to help with the search. The man, a worker on tanker Altomira, ended up in the water during repairs done on a ship on Poelweg, near the Gaarkeueken bridge. According to Dagblad van het Noorden, the accident happened around 5:45 a.m. Both police and fire department are searching for the missing man, so far without success.
Scheepvaart stilgelegd omg. Gaarkeukensluis aan de Poelweg. Medewerker tanker Altomira nog niet gevonden. Duikers op zoek, mmt-hele vliegt— Politie Groningen (@POL_Groningen) April 25, 2016