Tanker, Cargo Ship Collide In GOM
Tuesday, September 12, 2000
The Greek-flag tanker Olympic Breeze and the Liberian-registered cargo carrier Harbel Tapper were both damaged when they collided about 100 nautical miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico on September 8, Reuters reported. The Olympic Breeze will continue its voyage for South Sabine, Texas, where it will be inspected. The 273,856 dwt tanker had sailed loaded from Qua Iboe Terminal, Nigeria, on August 19.
The 11,683 dwt Harbel Tapper had sailed from Savannah, Georgia, on August 28.