Crane Barge Capsizes Near Staten Island

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

A barge carrying a crane capsized near at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008.
The CB Sussex reported that the crane it was transporting fell partially into the water and onto the Atlantic Salt Flats.  There were no injuries reported but 50 gallons of oil was said to have spilled.
"Coast Guard investigators are enroute to the scene of the incident to assess the severity of the situation," said Lt.j.g. Timothy McDonald, a Sector New York command duty officer.  "The spill has been contained and is being cleaned up by Weeks Marine."
The cause of the incident is under investigation.

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