Norcon Galatea (2017)

LOCATION: South Coast, Newfoundland and Labrador

Case Number 120-708

On March 8, 2017, the Coast Guard informed the Fund that the MV Norcon Galatea a 123 foot passenger vessel had experienced mechanical problems off the South Coast of Newfoundland on February 26, 2017. The crew were air lifted off the vessel and CCG considered the vessel to be a potential pollution threat. The vessel owners were fully engaged in the salvage operation and no damage to the vessel was reported, nor any release of pollutants. Coast Guard advised the Fund that they intend to submit their monitoring costs claim to the vessel owner. This report file remains open.