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MV EDEN STAR Grounding; Bar Harbor, ME, USA

Bar Harbor, ME, USA | 2023-Sep-16

Initial Notification: On the evening of September 17 USCG Sector Northern New England notified the NOAA SSC of a vessel that broke free of it's mooring during Hurricane Lee, ran aground near Bar Harbor, ME, and spilled an estimated 1800 gallons of diesel fuel.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Marine diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 1800 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 44° 23.86′ North
Longitude (approximate): 68° 13.22′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Evaluated but not used
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable