Laker breached in Beauharnoi Canal, St. Lawrence river

Bulk carrier KAMINISTIQUA contacted canal edge at Beauharnoi, St. Lawrence river, below Montreal, in the morning Nov 27, while proceeding downstream. Ballast tank or tanks were breached with ensuing ballast water leak. Laker contacted edge while bypassing oncoming ship. She was berthed at Beauharnoi after accident, and as of morning Nov 28, remained in the same position.
Bulk carrier KAMINISTIQUA, IMO 8119285, dwt 36245, built 1983, flag Canada, owner LOWER LAKES TOWING LTD.



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