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BerichtGeplaatst: Vr Aug 06, 2004 6:11 pm    Onderwerp: Weer een schip vanuit "The Ghost Fleet" vertrokken  Reageer met quote
One more obsolete ship from the James River Ghost Fleet has left for scrapping in Texas.

The Santa Cruz was towed from the James River Reserve Fleet at 10:10 this morning, according to the U.S. Maritime Administration. As of noon, it had not reached the James River Bridge.

The Santa Cruz, a cargo ship built in the 1960s, is one of three ships heading to Brownsville, Texas, this year for scrapping.

Since 2001, 23 ships have been removed; 56 remain.

The Maritime Administration is scrambling to meet a congressional mandate to dispose of all environmentally hazardous ships in the James by 2006.

bron: http://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-news-santacruz,0,3350319.story?coll=dp-headlines-topnews


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