Harbours latest disaster: Harbores latest freight shipment of freight,a truck carrying 1,000 pounds of coal,a tanker carrying 1 million pounds of diesel,a tractor carrying a load of 1 million gallons of water and a truck carrying another 1 million tons of coal.
All the above are all on board the Harbors flagship cargo vessel, the Harbor Freight Cargo.
Harbours worst disaster, the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, saw 1,040 people killed and over 1,600 injured, with over $1.7 billion lost.
The Harbor Freight cargo was the first vessel ever to carry this many tonne of cargo, with it being the only vessel to transport over a million tons.
Harbormasters first disaster, on January 5, 2009, caused the Harbour Freight to be sunk in the Gulf of Mexico.
The vessel’s hull was damaged by a collision with a tanker ship, but the ship managed to make it to the port of Long Beach, California.
The hull is believed to have been partially breached by a BP oil spill off the coast of Texas.
The next disaster was in March 2010, when Harbour Freight was sunk by a tanker.
The crew of the ship, the first ever to ever ship more than a million tonne cargo, lost their lives and the ship sank into the Atlantic Ocean.
According to reports, the damage from the 2010 incident is estimated to be around $2.4 billion.
After the 2010 disaster, Harbore Freight has continued to sail through the ocean, but has also been in a slow recovery process.
The Harbomaster is now nearing its 30-year-long age, with the hull being a total loss.
While the Harbs latest disaster, has seen the company face a series of legal proceedings, it is clear that it is not going away anytime soon.
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