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M/V RT. HON. PAUL J. MARTIN Aground; Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, Canada

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, Canada | 2019-Oct-07

Initial Notification: On the morning of October 7th, 2019, USCG Sector Buffalo notified SSC that the M/V RT. HON. PAUL J. MARTIN ran aground in the Saint Lawrence Seaway approximately 12NM North of Ogdensburg, NY near Galop Island. The vessel is taking on water at a negligible rate in the forepeak. Fuel tanks have been sounded and the crew is monitoring the ballast tanks. No pollution is present.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:HFO
Total amount at risk of spill: 64000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 44° 46.33′ North
Longitude (approximate): 75° 23.94′ West