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F/V Bendora Aground

near Grand Terre, LA | 2017-Apr-10

Initial Notification: On April 10, 2017, the USCG Sector New Orleans notified the NOAA SSC regarding a grounded fishing vessel, F/V Vendora, near Grand Terre, LA. No discharge has occurred, but the vessel has 1,200 gallons of diesel on board. The USCG has requested a trajectory prior to approving a lightering plan.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 1200 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 17.20′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 54.57′ West