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Fire aboard Car Carrier Vessel, Port Newark, NJ

371 Craneway Street Newark, NJ | 2023-Jul-06

Initial Notification: At 0830 on 6 July 2023, USCG Sector New York notified the NOAA SSC that on the evening of 5 July, a fire broke out aboard the car carrier, Grande Coasta d'Avorio, while docked in Port Newark. USCG requested a trajectory, resources at risk and hazard analysis support from the NOAA SSC.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Petroleum oils
Total amount at risk of spill: 0 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 40° 43.64′ North
Longitude (approximate): 74° 7.57′ West