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The Harvey Condor, a 295-foot, 5,300 dwt DP2-equipped platform supply vessel was involved in a collision last night with the tug Michigan Service which was pushing an empty barge near Port Fourchon.
According to the U.S. Coast Guard, there were no injuries or pollution as a result of the collision and an investigation into the incident is underway led by MSC Houma and the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Harvey Condor is owned by Harvey Gulf International and the Michigan Services is owned by Genesis Energy.
Genesis Energy refused to speak with us when contacted and we are awaiting comment from Harvey Gulf at this time.
UPDATE: Reports via the gCaptain forum indicate the Michigan Services and its barge were moored at the time of the incident. Damage to both vessels was apparently minimal.
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