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SHIP NAME: GenMar Hector KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source MISLE
type D
volume 30634.8G
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source USCG
type D
volume 30635G
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The M/V Genmar Hector was blown off an oil facility dock in Texas City. The vessel's motion broke two loading arms. Approximately 30,635 gallons of crude oil was discharged from the two broken loading arms.


source CTX
type D
volume 116000L
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Other sources say thunderstorm, one claims 70kt winds which seems unlikely. Several sources say Kuwait crude so this ship was a lighter, Volumes cited range as low as 75 barrels. Time is given as 1500 local.