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SHIP NAME: Cape Bradley KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
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13,374gt Norwegian chemical M/T Star Herdla (built 1994) in collision with Marshall Islands registered oil M/T Cape Bradley 10km off French coast in the English Channel Jan. 12 -- coast guard tug boat operated by French and British authorities used to tow M/V Star Herdla to Boulogne, France. No injuries. (Sat. Jan. 14 2006)

Tug M/V Anglian Monarch started the salvage of M/V Star Herdla after her collision in the English Channel. M/V Star Herdla was hit at steerboard in stern region. M/T Cape Bradley (length 176 m, built 2003) damaged at bow and ordered to enter Dunkerque for inspections. She carries 30053 tons Naphta.

Damaged chemical M/T Star Herdla was brought to Bremerhaven for permanent repairs Jan 16 -- accompanied by tugs M/V Thamesbank and M/V Smit Ireland. M/T Star Herdla severely damaged at the bow and lost 1 anchor. After lightering the load of 30,053 tons naphta in Rotterdam, ship proceeded to Bremerhaven. She had been built in 2003 as M/T J. Shartava.


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CAPE BRADLEY (Marshall I, 25108gt) with naphtha cargo and M/V STAR HERDLA (Norway IS, 32744gt) collided in the English Channel, off Bologne, France, on 12-Jan-2006. No spill and no injury reported. Star Herdla was hit in the starboard quarter, lost anchor and was reported taking on water.


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The CARGOLAW report appears confused. The Star Herdla is an open hatch bulk carrier, presumably hit starboard side aft. It was probably the Cape Bradley that lost anchor, was lightered in Rotterdam and taken to Bremerhaven. But we need more info.

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