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Thursday, 5/27/10 4:45 pm
M/V Luzon Spirit tested the repairs to their engine and the test was satisfactory. A USCG inspector boarded the vessel and verified repairs were adequate and the vessel was allowed to go to the Astoria anchorage.
Additional checks will be made at the anchorage and once approved by the USCG, the ship will continue to Longview.
Thursday, 5/27/10 9:50 am
Early this morning, the bulk carrier M/V Luzon Strait picked up a bar pilot
and began entering the Columbia River en route to the Longview Anchorage. The
ship was empty of cargo and has approximately 130,000 gallons of fuel oil
Date of Incident:
Product/Quantity: Fuel oil/Approximately 130,000 gallons onboard
Responsible Party: Pacific Basin Shipping
Coast Guard Monitors Disabled Vessel (USCG site)
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