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SHIP NAME: Ganges Spirit KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
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The 2002 built 159,453 dwt tanker Ganges Spirit reported steering failure in the Turkish Strait on the 21st of July. She sailed after the incident. No additional details of the problem have been reported.


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GANGES SPIRIT (Bahamas) Istanbul, Jul 21 -- Crude oil tanker Ganges Spirit (81270 gt, built 2002) reported steering failure in the Istanbul Strait. Traffic suspended at 1555, local time, Jul 21, and reopened at 1645 hrs. -- TurkishStraits.com

(Note -- Ganges Spirit , Class: Norske Veritas, 159453 Dwt, IMO No: 9230517, P+I Club:Assuranceforeningen Gard, Contact: Teekay Shipping (USA) Inc., Houston, U.S.A., phone 1--, fax 1--)


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Guessing "Turkish Strait" is Bosporus since this casualty does not show up inthe Dardanelles Strait News. TK ship.