MV Tecam Sea
|Port of registry:||Nassau, Bahamas|
|Builder:||Hitachi Innoshima, Japan|
|Draught:||Forward: 9.3 m
Aft: 9.4 m
|Propulsion:||One Sulzer diesel, 6RTA58, 8474 kW|
The Motor Vessel Tecam Sea is a bulk carrier built in 1984. The ship was built in Hitachi Innoshima, Japan, and purchased by Sea Quality, a shipping company based in Athens, Greece. The ship was involved in a collision with the M/V Federal Fuji in the port of Sorel, Quebec on 27 April 2000. The squat effect phenomenon is believed to be a factor in the collision.
The Tecam Sea, under Panamanian ownership, was involved in illegal oil-waste dumping off the Canadian coast on 8 Sept 2002, resulting in eight serious pollution charges. Due to improper handling of the case by authorities, the case was dismissed and charges were dropped.
- "Collision Report". Retrieved February 11, 2008.
- "Illegal Oil Dumping in Canada" (PDF). Retrieved February 11, 2008.[dead link]
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