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SHIP NAME: Star Hero KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source OTTO
type A
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The 154,449 dwt 1991 built crude tanker Star Hero ran aground at KM 135 whilst travelling northwards in the Suez Canal on July 17. The vessel anchored in place,was re-floated, and resumed passage on July 22.


source GAC
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Oil tanker blocks Suez Canal 17 July - The Suez Canal was blocked yesterday by an oil tanker in the northbound convoy. The STAR HERO was 10th in the convoy of 14 vessels with another 20 vessels waiting at Suez Anchorage for transit. The 1st Southbound Convoy is anchored at Great Bitter Lake and the 2nd is moored at Ballah Loop. A tug is being sent to tow the immobilised tanker to Great Bitter Lake. source: GAC


source CTX
type D
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The OTTO account is garbled and 'immobilised' is ambivalent, but everything points to a machinery failure. This is a Polembros ship.