Photos: Resolve Marine Group
The tanker Oceanic Power went aground near Lime Cay off Kingston, Jamaica. The tanker was en route to New Orleans while under tow by the tug North. The two vessels left Kingston in moderate to rough seas when the towline broke and the Oceanic Power went aground onto the reefs. The tanker has some 3,500 litres of diesel fuel and an unknown amount of fuel oil. Authorities have stated that there has been no pollution spotted. The Oceanic Power had been detained in Jamaica earlier and had been sold to a new owner. No further details reported.