Crane Accidents

Another Crane Sinks on Marco Island

01/23/13

Marco Island, Florida

A barge mounted crawler crane has overturned on a canal on Marco Island in Florida, the second such occurence in just over two years. Click here to see Crane tips into canal – August 2010

Crane Tips Into Canal

The crane a veteran unit owned by Marco Marine Construction, overturned sometime on Friday night, no one was injured in the incident.

Oil containment booms were placed around the vessel, the company said there was very little diesel in the fuel tank and that only small quantities of oil have leaked so far.

The crane and barge were moored at a vacant residential lot ready for use on a future project.

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