Coast Guard continues response to vessel that allided with pier on Maumee River

Great Lakes Coast Guard News
TOLEDO, Ohio – The Coast Guard continues to work Wednesday with the operator of the 730-foot bulk carrier that allided with the Torco dock at the CSX facility near Toledo Tuesday.

The crew of the CSL Tadoussac anticipates having all 27,000 tons of iron ore offloaded to the CSX facility by the end of the day and is arranging for the vessel to be relocated to the Ironhead Marine facility in Toledo so that permanent repairs can be made with the vessel in drydock.

Members from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Toledo and Lloyd’s Registry of Shipping continue to investigate the full extent of damages and mitigate environmental impact prior to the vessel’s relocation to the shipyard.

The Coast Guard strives to protect the environment and natural resources while ensuring the safe navigation of marine traffic. By working closely with local authorities, first responders, and vessel and industry representatives, the Coast Guard was able to respond to and mitigate further environmental impact while ensuring the safe navigation for all waterway users.

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