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M/V Aubi

Punta Tuna, Arecibo, Puerto Rico | 2015-May-15

Initial Notification: On May 14, 2015, the M/V Aubi, a powered catamaran, ran aground in the vicinity of Punta Tuna, Aercibo, Puerto Rico. The aluminum vessel is reported to contain 800 gallons of diesel fuel. A towing company has been hired for salvage operations. The vessel is hard aground and there are coral in the area. Coral damage has been reported due to the grounding.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Tags:Coral, Grounding
Products of concern:diesel fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: 800 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 18° 29.48′ North
Longitude (approximate): 67° 58.73′ West