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Ship that crashed into Baltimore bridge had ‘power issue:’ official

Singapore-flagged ship in Baltimore bridge collision had 'momentary loss of propulsion': port authority mba/sco
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The container ship that crashed into a major bridge over Baltimore harbor early Tuesday, causing the structure to collapse almost immediately, had suffered a loss of power, Maryland state Governor Wes Moore said.

“We can confirm that the crew notified authorities of a power issue,” Moore said. When asked by reporters whether the ship had lost power before smashing into one of the columns supporting the bridge, he replied, “yes.”

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