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Yemen gas shipments to Boston stir worry

Terror cited; Coast Guard examines tanker security

A tanker eclipses Charlestown while leaving Boston Harbor in 2004. (David L. Ryan/Globe staff) A tanker eclipses Charlestown while leaving Boston Harbor in 2004.
By Donovan Slack, Andrea Estes, and Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / December 31, 2009

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Shipments of liquefied natural gas from Yemen are scheduled to arrive for the first time in Boston Harbor in February, prompting a review of tanker security by the US Coast Guard that has intensified since a passenger with links to Al Qaeda in Yemen tried to blow up a US airliner over Detroit on Christmas Day. (Full article: 1021 words)

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