Tug and Barge Allision
The 112 foot long tug Doris Morian allided with the 410 foot barge Alexander. The Doris Morian was pulling the Alexander through the Cape Cod Canal when the tug suffered a power blackout. The barge had a gash to the hull and suffered water ingress. The barge had some five feet of water in the hold, but the pumps are keeping up with the water. No reports of injuries. The tug was able to restore power and both vessels proceeded to an a nearby anchorage. The Alexander had a cargo of cement bound for New York, New York.
- Coast Guard responding to tug-and-barge allision (uscgnews.com)
- USCG Responds to Allision Between Tug and Barge Near Cape Cod Canal (worldmaritimenews.com)