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Oil tanker clips pier while traveling through Port of Corpus Christi

INGLESIDE, TX – An oil tanker struck a pier after losing power while traveling through the Port of Corpus Christi Monday afternoon.

According to KRIS, the incident occurred at the MODA Midstream Ingleside Energy Center at about 1 p.m.

Officials with the US Coast Guard say the tanker lost power prior to striking the pier but did not leak any oil or fuel as a result.

Nearby tugboats worked quickly to minimize the damage done by the large vessel. Fortunately, no injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

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