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SHIP NAME: Dodsland KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source Japan FSA
type A
volume
material
dead 0
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Unknown damage. Oil loaded.


source Transport Canada
type D
volume
material
dead 0
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M/T Dodsland en route Quebec. Master on one year old tanker reported ingress of sea water in double bottom tanks. TCMS requested further reports to asses the situation. In consultation with senior management, TC directed the vessel to Halifax -- heavy ice conditions in the Gulf of St Lawrence. At Halifax: diver survey found large cracks in bilge area. 95,000 [sic] MT of crude transferred in shuttle tankers. Vessel dry-docked and efficient repairs completed. Disaster averted.


source CTX
type D
volume
material
dead 0
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Ship was a double hull OBO. 95,000 tons is probably a typo. On a loaded 76,000 ton tanker, the bilge is 10 m below water. There is no way that ice could have caused the damage.