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SHIP NAME: Bro Provider KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
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On 29 NOV 2008, the M/V BRO PROVIDER briefly lost engines in the vicinity of Houston Ship Channel LT # 50. The BRO PROVIDER ordered assist tugs and proceeded to the VOPAK facility in Deer Park, TX. An Operational Control (OPCON) was issued to determine the cause of the loss of propulsion/power. On 30 NOV 2008, Sector Houston-Galveston received Class Report attesting to the proper operation of the vessel's main engines. The loss of propulsion was caused by a loss of power when the No. 1 Main Engine and No. 1 Generator Engine Fuel Oil Circulating Pumps tripped and the No. 2 Pumps did not immediately start. The Class Surveyor ran tests of the pumps and main engine and found everything is in satisfactory order. The vessel was released from the OPCON


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Question is why did the fuel oil pumps trip? Useless to issue an OPCON if you are not going to get to the root of the problem. Ship switched from LR to NV 2006-06

Looks like inbound, assuming loaded.