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Sea Elephant repairs still under review

Sea Elephant repairs still under review

| 18/07/2024 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The oil tanker that ran aground on Cayman Brac earlier this month remains in Cayman waters as officials continue their investigations into the vessel’s state of repair. A release from the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands said it had begun a follow-up inspection of the Sea Elephant, which is anchored off the George […]

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Oil tanker under inspection before it returns to sea

Oil tanker under inspection before it returns to sea

| 15/07/2024 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The oil tanker that ran aground while delivering diesel to Cayman Brac on Saturday, 6 July, is now anchored off the coast of Grand Cayman, the Department of Environment and Cayman Islands Coast Guard have said. After temporary repairs were made to its damaged hull, the Sea Elephant left the Brac on Thursday afternoon […]

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OfReg says oil tanker did not leak fuel after  grounding

OfReg says oil tanker did not leak fuel after grounding

| 10/07/2024 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) has begun inquiries into the incident involving the Sea Elephant, an oil tanker that ran aground off the coast of Cayman Brac on 7 July. In a short release about the investigation, OfReg said there had been no reports of any fuel spills but the grounding had […]

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Fuel tanker runs aground on Cayman Brac’s reef

Fuel tanker runs aground on Cayman Brac’s reef

| 08/07/2024 | 31 Comments

(CNS): An oil tanker called the Sea Elephant ran aground off the eastern shore of Cayman Brac on Saturday afternoon, damaging both the ship and the reef. Officials said the maritime incident happened while the ship was delivering diesel to the island. On Sunday night, it was reported that there had been no fuel leakage […]

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