Coast Guard Monitoring Grounded Vessel Near Kewalo Basin

HONOLULU – Coast Guard crews are monitoring a vessel that ran aground Thursday at 11 p.m. near Kewalo Basin.

The Coast Guard received a distress call via VHF radio Thursday evening from the master of the 47-foot fishing vessel Robin. The captain reported his vessel, with five people aboard, ran aground and was taking on water.

F/V Robin aground near Kewalo Basin, Hawaii

Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Honolulu and Hawaii Fire Department personnel responded to the call for assistance.

The crew made it safely ashore on a life raft.

The Pacific Environmental Corporation (PENCO) is onscene attempting to remove the Robin’s fuel. There are no reports of pollution in the water.

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