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SHIP NAME: Louros KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source USCG
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31 December 2002 - The M/V LOUROS was transiting the southern branch of the Elizabeth River outbound from the Hess terminal with a cargo of #6 fuel oil. 1855L - The LOUROS was 3000 feet from the terminal when the engine was ordered stopped to allow the tugs to turn the vessel for outbound transit. After completing the maneuver the master ordered dead slow ahead and the engine failed to start. The LOUROS was still under tug control and was pushed back to the pier. The cause of the engine failure was a holed control air line. The copper nickel line developed a small hole as the result of general wear and vibration. The line was replaced and the vessel was cleared for service by a marine surveyor.


source CTX
type D
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