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SHIP NAME: Biz KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source OTTO
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The 1984 built, 40,455 dwt chemical and oil tanker Biz lost a rudder on the 8th of June while it was sialing for Tianjin. It later arrived in Cape Town on the 16th of June for repairs, which were expected to last several weeks.


source South Africa Shipping News
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The 40450 deadweight tanker Biz, alongside after being towed into Cape Town. The tanker, laden with vegetable oil, was disabled 160 nautical miles west of Cape Point with steering difficulties — later it was ascertained that she had lost her rudder — and the Svitzer tug Battleaxe was contracted to undertake the tow to Cape Town. When approaching the coast, further additional assistance was required from the Smit Amandla, with the Battleaxe having a line fast astern.


source CTX
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