NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — U.S. Coast Guard officials say a container vessel is no longer leaking fuel and it has left a terminal in New Jersey to undergo repairs in New York.
The container vessel YM Mandate was found to be leaking oil from a crack in the hull last week at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne.READ MORE: Attorney Says Current Whereabouts Of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's Fiancé, Are Unknown
Officials said Wednesday that oil was being pumped from the affected tank to a barge alongside the vessel. In addition, a containment boom and absorbent pads were deployed around the vessel and skimming vessels were removing oil from the water.READ MORE: Nearly 200 People Being Released From Rikers After Gov. Hochul Signs 'Less Is More Act,' Calls N.Y.'s Incarceration Rate 'A Point Of Shame'
The Coast Guard said Sunday a dive survey found no additional damage, and the vessel departed Saturday to undergo repairs at a different facility in the Port of New York. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Gallagher Marine Systems were involved in the response.
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