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M/V Morning Cedar Incident

Location
The M/V Morning Cedar is currently moored at the Coast Guard dock in Dutch Harbor.
Time/Date of Incident
This is a potential spill. At 9:01 AM on December 5, 2011, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) reported to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) that the M/V Morning Cedar was adrift 10 miles north of Tanaga Island. The crew of the vessel reported the loss of steering to the USCG at 9:29 on December 5, 2011.
Spill Number
11259930901
Product/Quantity
No spill has occurred. The M/V Morning Cedar is a 656-ft, Singapore-registered vessel with 23 crew members aboard. The USCG reports that the vessel’s cargo is packaged lumber and that there are 227,143 gallons of bunker C oil and 60,295 gallons of diesel on board.
Cause
This is a potential spill. The crew of the M/V Morning Cedar reported to the USCG that there was some type of steering casualty and that the crew was not able to make repairs while they were underway.

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M/V Morning Cedar

USCG Cutter Sherman