Vessel collided in the sea transport channel and was severely damaged. One of them is flipped
The shipwreck has led to serious consequences, because one of the vessels was the tug with oil barges. Technological disaster occurred in the United States in the transport channel at the city of Houston on may 11. Reported by ABC News.
It is known that sea River tanker Genesis crashed into a tow with barges. The result was leakage of petroleum products.
At the moment the clashes are conducted works on liquidation of consequences of technogenic catastrophes.
It is known that as a result of collision in the water were tens of thousands of tons of petroleum products.
According to the U.S. coast guard, 230-foot tanker collided with a tugboat that was pushing two barges, each of which was about 90 thousand tons of the reformed (reformed — gasoline intended for chemical industry). One barge overturned, another was seriously damaged.
The data about victims did not arrive yet.
Local officials report that while it is not established how much of a toxic substance spilled into the water, but the water can be seen a large oil slick and there is a sharp odor.
At the moment the sea channel in the disaster area will be temporarily closed for movement.
SHIP CHANNEL COLLISION: a look at the impact of a crash involving a barge carrying a toxic gas product, and a tanker. https://t.co/mwIMUrypcu #abc13 pic.twitter.com/5c8TIYECMC
— Jessica Willey (@ImJessicaWilley) May 11, 2019
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