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SHIP NAME: World Hitachi Zosen KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source LMIU
type C
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Explosion and fire in No.1 starboard tank following collision with m.bulk carrier Clipper Pioneer in 21 46 N 17 37 W Apr 18 1992 Holed above waterline Fire extinguished Apr 19 Escorted by tug to SW of Cape Verde Is, cargo transhipped. One crewman missing Arrived Gadani Beach Aug 13, to be broken up.


source HOOKE
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TT World Hitachi Zosen loaded with 270000 tons of crude in collision with Clipper Pioneer NW of Nouadhibou. L shaped hole above the waterline in 1S measuring 30m by 5m. Fire in 1S. Anchor chain, windless and lifeboat from Clipper Pioneer found in the damaged area. Cargo taken off by Eastern Trust and ship sold to scrappers.


source CTX
type C
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ITOPF calls this spill 950 tons off Cape Blanc. Other than that we know next to nothing about this collision. Cant even be sure they were on reciprocal courses, but Hooke description hints that they hit at a pretty fine angle. Need investigation reports.