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    Tanker on fire in the Houston Ship Channel

    US Coast Guard confirms - @LizHampton1986

    All for now just breaking!

    crude oil tanker built in 2002 and currently sailing under the flag of Panama. AFRAMAX RIVER has 236m length overall and beam of 42m. Her gross tonnage is 57943 tons.

    It's unclear what the scale of the fire is or if there is any risk to the vessel.




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    https://www.vesselfinder.com/vessels/AFRAMAX-RIVER-IMO-9259173-MMSI-373722000
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    Tanker fire in the Houston Ship Channel is out but waterway is closed,




    US Coast Guard says



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    Fire boats were called to the docks of the Intercontinental Terminals Company on the Houston Ship Channel, just north of Texas Route 225 and east of the Beltway.

    Firefighters were able to get the fire mostly under control less than an hour later.

    http://abc13.com/news/ship-fire-breaks-out-on-waters-of-houston-ship-channel-/1499861/

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