Collision between tanker, barge causes major spill off Texas

(HOUSTON) — A collision between a barge and a tanker has caused a 460,00-gallon crude-oil spill in the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Reuters reported. A barge being transported by the tugboat Dixie Vengeance sliced a gash into the hull of the tanker Eagle Otome. It’s the largest Texas spill since 1991.
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By Professional Mariner Staff