Data shows ship crossed over oil pipeline that ruptured

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California authorities are focusing on tracking data that show a massive cargo ship repeatedly drifting over the undersea pipeline that ruptured early this month a Coast Guard official says federal investigators are examining whether the anchor from a Panama registered container ship MSE Dennett snagged the undersea pipeline in pulled across the sea floor this ship was being buffeted by strong winds from a storm and repeatedly crossed over the pipeline but here's what's hard to explain that ship was drifting a radically on January twenty fifth it wasn't until early October that oil and tar balls started washing up off Huntington beach in southern California investigators say that could mean another ship dragged anchor over the pipeline the line might have been hit by something else at a later date or the pipeline itself may have suffered some type of failure hi Jackie Quinn

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