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M/V Centaurus Leader; Brunswick, GA

Brunswick, GA | 2008-Feb-13

Initial Notification: The roll-on, roll-off container vessel Centaurus Leader ran aground 13Feb2008 while inbound to Brunswick, GA. The position is at buoys 26 and 27, Lat 31-06.69; Long 081-28.18. The vessel is grounded on mud bottom and reports damage to two tanks; #1 Stbd used for ballast and #1 Stbd/center which has 1320 gallons of Heavy Fuel Oil. No release is reported at this time.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:HFO
Total amount at risk of spill: 1320 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 31° 6.69′ North
Longitude (approximate): 81° 28.18′ West