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M/V ALGOMA CONVEYER Grounding

Green Bay, WI | 2020-Mar-20

Initial Notification: On the evening of March 19, 2020, M/V ALGOMA CONVEYER ran aground approximately 5 NM North of Fox River in Green Bay and partially blocked the channel near the Green Bay Harbor Entrance Channel Light 14. The vessel experienced a loss of propulsion prompting it to let go of its starboard anchor and then run aground. Approximately 600' of the vessel is aground. No injuries were reported and no reports of pollution. The vessel is carrying rock salt and 15,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil and diesel. USCG Sector Lake Michigan is requesting a trajectory and resources at risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Tags:Grounding
Latitude (approximate): 44° 36.22′ North
Longitude (approximate): 87° 56.63′ West