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Supertanker narrowly misses ferry, alarming ferry passengers


August 11, 2019

PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — A supertanker threw a scare into passengers boarding a ferry in South Texas when it bore down on the docked ferry, sounded its danger horn and narrowly missed the vessel.

The incident happened about 9 a.m. Monday at the Port Aransas dock of the state ferry, which connects the Mustang Island town with Aransas Pass on the mainland.

A spokesman for the Texas Department of Transportation says the tanker was headed for the Cheniere Energy liquefaction plant in nearby Gregory when its crew closed in on the ferry and sounded its danger horn. Spokesman Rickey Dailey say...

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