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Containership Grounded off Gibson Island in Chesapeake Bay

Gibson Island, MD, USA | 2022-Mar-15

Initial Notification: On 15 March 2022, USCG Sector Maryland NCR notified the NOAA SSC that at approximately 9:00pm on Sunday, 13 March the Ever Forward, a containership grounded off of Gibson Island in the Chesapeake Bay. The vessel has remained stranded since then. The ship is outside the main shipping channel. There is no damage, injuries or pollution at this time.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 800,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 39° 4.20′ North
Longitude (approximate): 76° 24.60′ West