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Oil Spill Near China’s Qingdao Port After Ship Collision in Fog

BEIJING/SINGAPORE — A tanker carrying around one million barrels of bitumen mix was involved in a collision near the Chinese port city of Qingdao during heavy fog, spilling oil into the Yellow Sea, Chinese maritime officials and tanker representatives said …

Coast Guard: Michigan Drawbridge Hits Great Lakes Freighter

When bridges and ships collide, it’s usually the fault of the ship’s crew. On Sunday, authorities in Detroit were blaming a drawbridge operator, who they say lowered the bridge onto the top of a passing 690-foot Great Lakes freighter as …