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Tug Sea Cypress Grounding; Lavallette Beach, NJ, USA

Lavallette Beach, NJ, USA | 2018-Jul-24

Initial Notification: USCG Sector Delaware Bay notified the NOAA SSC at 0530 hours on 24 July 2018 that the Tug Sea Cypress ran aground on a beach earlier this morning onLavallette Beach, New Jersey. Tug has 17,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board, USCG reported no discharge at this time.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel Fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: 17,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 39° 58.20′ North
Longitude (approximate): 74° 3.60′ West