TEXAS CITY The bulk cargo ship that collided with a barge loaded with heavy fuel oil Saturday had problems with its navigational equipment, U.S. Coast Guard inspectors found.

The Summer Wind, operated by the Greek firm Cleopatra Shipping Agency Ltd., also had problems with its load lines, inspectors found.

Coast Guard inspectors found the violations during a post-incident inspection the day the vessels collided, The Daily News verified through maritime news organizations and shared Coast Guard records.

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