Coast Guard responds to aground cargo vessel north of Fishers Island

The 203-foot Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel, Betty K VI, is hard aground north of Fishers Island, Florida Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. The cargo vessel ran aground after losing propulsion during its transit through Government Cut. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Miami

The 203-foot Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel, Betty K VI, is hard aground north of Fishers Island, Florida Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Miami

MIAMI — The Coast Guard is responding to an aground 203-foot cargo vessel north of Fishers Island, Thursday.

Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a notification at approximately 5 p.m., stating the Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel, Betty K VI, ran hard aground after losing propulsion north of Fishers Island. The watchstanders issued a safety marine information broadcast.

There were no reported injuries, pollution or hazards to navigation.


If you have any problems viewing this article, please report it here.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.