Cargo ship Star Luster hits power line at Stockton port, causes power outage

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About 5,000 people in west Stockton (US) were without power Tuesday morning (Jan 19) after a cargo ship hit a power line.

Cargo ship Star Luster hits power line at Stockton port, causes power outage

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The 50,740 dwt general cargo ship Star Luster was taking fertilizer to the port when one of the ship’s cranes crashed into a power line nearby.

According to a port authority official, the incident happened about 8 a.m.local time. The outage affected customers from Highway 4 to Alpine Avenue. Lights were also out along Highway 4 in Stockton.

There are no reports for injured people. The port authority in Stockton launched investigation into the incident.

Source: www.kcra.com