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St. Simons Sound Incident; Brunswick, GA 31323, USA

Brunswick, GA 31323, USA | 2019-Sep-08

Initial Notification: On September 8, 2019, the USCG contacted the NOAA SSC to report a RORO vessel, the Golden Ray had capsized off Brunswick, Georgia. The vessel was on fire. USCG was conducting rescue operations. NOAA will provide an initial trajectory analysis and Resources at Risk report. The NWS is providing spot forecasts for the incident.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Tags:Grounding, Marine Debris
Products of concern:Fuel oi, diesel, gasoline, lube oils
Latitude (approximate): 31° 7.80′ North
Longitude (approximate): 81° 24.80′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable