USCG investigation of Overseas Reymar tanker allision

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On Monday Overseas Reymar tanker collided into Bay Bridge tower in San Francisco

Overseas Reymar is now clear to sail.
The U.S. Coast Guard has finished interviews, collection of evidence, and a thorough safety inspection onboard the oil tanker Overseas Reymar which had to stay in San Francisco Bay's Anchorage 7 since the vessel's allision with a support tower of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge last Monday morning.
Authorities and representatives from the ship's Flag State have concluded that the Overseas Reymar is ready to sail.
This decision was made on a accurate assessment of the ships's structural damage, and the investigation and testing of critical propulsion, auxiliary, navigation, safety, and environmental protection systems. The vessel will leave San Francisco Bay with tug escort at approximately 10 a.m. Friday.
But the ship needs repairs before returning to service
Evidence collection onboard the oil tanker Overseas Reymar is finished, the Coast Guard will not stop with the investigation with the incident. National Transportation Safety Board also took part in the clearence of this case.
We know that investigations can take months to finish. But safety measures have to be taken.