Official: Overflowing tank led to Dubai Star fuel spill (PHOTO)

(SAN FRANCISCO) — An overflowing fuel tank, not a ruptured fuel line, caused the oil spill from the Dubai Star, the San Francisco Examiner reported. The ship began leaking bunker fuel during a transfer Oct. 30 in San Francisco Bay. A fuel-line valve is being inspected.
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By Professional Mariner Staff