Coast Guard Responds to Vessel Grounding

Monday, July 14, 2008

The Coast Guard responded to a 653-ft. cargo ship that ran aground in the  , Ga. approximately two-miles east of the .

The Amity Ace, a Panamanian-flagged vehicle carrier, reportedly loss propulsion around 5 a.m. Firday while entering the just south of Brunswick Point. The ship's pilot immediately contacted the Coast Guard after grounding on the north side of the channel. 

Two towing vessels are alongside to assist in re-floating the Amity Ace.  The Coast Guard is sending investigators to the vessel to determine the cause of the incident.

There have been no reports of pollution from the grounding.  The Amity Ace's last port of call was .


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