Coast Guard: No damage to tanker after crash

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GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCSC) - Coast Guard officials accidental a preliminary probe into a tanker clang astatine the Naval Weapons Station indicates determination was nary harm to the cargo tanks and nary contamination successful the water.

Crews accidental the clang happened Monday astatine astir 5 p.m. erstwhile an lipid and chemic tanker called the Bow Triumph crashed into the Wharf Bravo Pier, causing “significant damage” to the pier, Coast Guard Public Affairs Specialist Vincent Moreno said.

Lt. Cmdr. John William Beal said the tanker moored astatine Odfjell SE, a institution specializing successful worldwide seaborne proscription and chemic storage, aft the crash.

The tanker was partially loaded astatine the clip of the crash, Beal said.

No injuries were reported successful the crash.

The incidental remains nether probe by the U.S. Coast Guard.

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