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CONTAINER SHIP LOSES POWER IN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA

A 712-foot container ship en route from Dutch Harbor, Alaska to Tacoma, Washington has lost power in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The Horizon Tacoma experienced problems with its number one engine, and shut down the engine three nautical miles north of Neah Bay on Tuesday. A state emergency response tug was sent to aid the ailing ship, and was on the scene within 15 minutes. Under tow by Foss tugs, the container ship is en route to Tacoma for needed repairs.