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Container ship damaged at New Mangalore Port

Mangaluru: Timely intervention of New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) averted a major incident after container ship X-press Brahmaputra sustained damage to her port side hull on Saturday (Nov. 13) morning, while sailing out.

According to NMPT authorities, the incident took place between 7am to 8am. The cargo-laden vessel was immediately brought back to access the extent of the damage. Currently the situation is under control, said sources.

Sources told STOI said while sailing out from Jetty No.2, the ship accidentally hit the berth, which caused the vessel to get damaged. The damage was caused near the fuel tank, which subsequently started leaking. However, the authorities managed to contain the spillage.

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Source: Times of India
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