On August 25, an oil tanker reportedly loaded with 373,000 gallons of fuel reportedly ran aground in a shipping channel between New York and New Jersey.
The oil tanker ‘Kamome Victoria’ reportedly ran aground in a shipping channel between New York and New Jersey. The tanker notified the Coast Guard it had run aground south of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge while traveling outbound.
An initial assessment has found that the tanker did not suffer any structural damages. The Coast Guard is currently investigating the grounding and will determine a salvage plan soon. Fortunately, no one was injured during the grounding incident and no pollution to the environment was reported.
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Source: Associated Press