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M/V Tropic Caribe

36 miles north of Arecebo, Puerto Rico | 2018-Mar-04

Initial Notification: USCG San Juan notified the SSC at 1930 on 04 March 2018 that the 525 foot freighter Tropic Caribe was adrift 36 miles north of Arecebo, Puerto Rico with 18 souls on board and 12500 Bbls of heavy fuel oil. The ship is drifting to the south towards Puerto Rico.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 19° 0.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 66° 0.00′ West