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FIRST VIDEO: Latest on giant ore ship grounded to avoid sinking. 20 crew evacuated

Screen grab of MV Stellar Banner which was intentionally grounded after nearly sinking

PortandTerminal.com, February 27, 2020 The first video of the grounded vessel came out just hours ago today SAO LUIS, BRAZIL  – Mining giant Vale has confirmed that the very large ore carrier (VLOC) Stellar Banner suffered damage after departing a loading terminal in Maranhão, Brazil. The vessel was intentionally grounded, and images taken on Tuesday show her listing heavily to starboard, with …

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