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MV Kite Bay

Morehead City Inlet, NC | 2021-May-25

Initial Notification: At 4:30pm on 25 May 2021, USCG Sector North Carolina notified the NOAA SSC that the 590 ft long bulk carrier, Kite Bay, grounded outside on the Morehead City Inlet. The vessel has 111,000 gallons of fuel and 11,000 gallons of lube oil on board, though nothing has spilled at this time. USCG requested trajectory.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 111,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 34° 42.07′ North
Longitude (approximate): 76° 40.34′ West