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SHIP NAME: Chembulk Westport KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
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2008-05-01 Received report of steering loss on the M/V Chembulk Westport at MM 177 Lower Mississippi River IVO 81 Mile Point. Vessel came around the point and the river current caused them to run aground. There was no loss of steering. Vsl classification society attended vessel for damage survey and system operations tests. No pollution, damage or injuries.


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Dont know what to make of this. Current does not ground a ship. Ended up calling it MR with a sure of 1. Either way sounds like twin screw would have helped.