Two barges collided while on the Intracoastal Waterway off the Bolivar Peninsula, Texas. The barge TTI-150 with 1,500 tons of calcium chloride being pushed by the tug Alex D was struck by the tanker-barge CBC-7026 loaded with 945,000 gallons of crude oil being pushed by the 23 meter long tug Lake Charles. Both barges sustained damage, but did not suffer water ingress. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The cause of the incident is under investigation.
- Coast Guard Investigating Collision of Two Barges (kbtx.com)
- Coast Guard responds to barge collision near Bolivar, Texas (uscgnews.com)