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SHIP NAME: Port Royal KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
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Struck dolphin while mooring at Koch Ingleside, Corpus Christi Ship Channel, 01 Aug 1994 Sustained 8-inch gash to No.2 starboard tank, causing spillage of bunker oil Also damage to turbo-blower exhaust gas casing Sailed 09 Aug.


source Texas judiciary on-line
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London arbitration found that charterer had failed to provide a safe berth. This Texas court judgement up-held the finding which had been challenged on technical grounds.


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Is machinery damage cause of ramming? The arbitration seems to say no, but CTX has not seen the arbitration report. Need more info.

Judgement talks about the cargo being condensate. So why was the spill from 2S bunkers?