Nordic’s tanker Harbour Feature allided with bridge in Portsmouth, US
US Coast Guard Portsmouth, N.H., reported a chemical tanker Harbour Feature allided with Sarah Long Bridge in Portsmouth at around 13:30 LT Apr 1 13. Vessel became disabled and allided with the bridge, notwithstanding the attemots to stop the vessel by dropping both anchors. Traffic in the channel was closed. Vessel was freed from the bridge at around 18:00 with the help of tugs and tide. Harbour Feature suffered a six-to-twelve inch rupture above the waterline near the port ballast tank. No leak reported. Tanker was loaded with tallow oil.