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KNOM reports Renda returns to Dutch

Russian Tanker Renda Returns To Dutch Harbor For Repairs

By Ben Matheson, KNOM - Nome | January 4, 2012 - 11:12 pm

Five hours into its journey north, the Renda turned around and returned to Dutch Harbor for repairs.  About 10 miles north of port, State Marine Pilot Captain Pete Garay reported a mechanical issue after observing the tanker moving slower than expected in rough weather, averaging around three knots.  Engineers found a higher than normal cylinder head temperature, according to Mark Smith, the CEO of Vitus Marine. Read more >>

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