Tug capsized after running onto bulk carrier anchor chain, USA

An inland pusher tug MICHELLE ANNE ran onto anchor chain of bulk carrier IOLCOS UNITY, anchored on Mississippi river between mile markers 224.5 and 226, at around 1100 LT Mar 14. Tug pushing barge capsized and sank, 4 crew went to barge, which remained afloat, and were later picked up, safe and sound. Fuel leak spotted.

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