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June 11. 2013 12:16PM

Ship owners: Tugboat capt. to blame for tanker crash into bridge

PORTSMOUTH — Before the Portuguese tanker MV Harbour Feature struck and damaged the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge on April 1, it was under the control of a tugboat pilot who "stipulated the precise number and arrangement of the mooring lines," according to attorneys for the tanker owners.

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