Coast Guard: 1,200-Foot Ship Dragged California Oil Pipeline

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October 17, 2021 astatine 11:08 am

LONG BEACH (AP) — Investigators judge a monolithic cargo vessel dragging anchor successful unsmooth seas caught an underwater lipid pipeline and pulled it crossed the seafloor, months earlier a leak from the enactment fouled the Southern California coastline.

A squad of national investigators trying to pursuit down the origin of the spill boarded the Panama-registered MSC DANIT conscionable hours aft it arrived this play disconnected the Port of Long Beach. That’s the aforesaid country wherever the leak was discovered successful aboriginal October.

During a anterior sojourn by the vessel during a dense tempest successful January, investigators judge its anchor dragged for an chartless region earlier striking the 16-inch alloy pipe.

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