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Collision with the weir near Grave by a benzene tanker

  • Source: Dutch Safety Board

In a dense fog, a tanker barge carrying 2,000 tonnes of benzene collided with a closed weir near Grave on Thursday 29 December 2016. No one was injured during this incident. However, the deck of the vessel sustained heavy damage and a small amount of the toxic substance benzene was released. The...

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