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Vessel Grounding, Ocracoke, NC

Ocracoke, NC | 2022-Jan-28

Initial Notification: On January 28, 2020, the USCG Sector North Carolina notified the NOAA SSC that the "VIVENS AQUA, a 55 ft yacht grounded on the south point of Ocracoke Island, North Carolina. The vessel contains over 700 gallons of diesel fuel onboard. No pollution reported at this time. CG requested a trajectory model and informal ESA coordination.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 35° 4.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 76° 0.07′ West