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MV Kempton; Christiansted, St Croix 00820, USVI

Christiansted, St Croix 00820, USVI | 2021-Jan-13

Initial Notification: On January 13, 2021, the US Coast Guard from Sector San Juan notified the SSC of a 328 foot LPG tanker, the MV Kempton at Limetree terminal on the south shore of St Croix, USVI that is loaded with 2526 MT of propane (UN1978). USCG reported that a 12-inch diameter pipe on the vessel has several pinhole leaks and the odor and sound of leaking gas is present.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Latitude (approximate): 17° 41.73′ North
Longitude (approximate): 64° 45.12′ West