Updated: 1 hour 25 min ago
On July 24, 2017, the USCG MSD Kodiak contacted the NOAA Duty Officer regarding a fishing tender that capsized near Kodiak, Alaska at 1700 AK time. The crew of the FV Grayling were rescued but vessel is adrift. The USCG requested a vessel drift analysis and trajectory for the 400 gallons of diesel fuel.
On July 17, 2017, the USCG Sector Key West notified the NOAA SSC that a tank truck had overturned releasing an estimated 2600 gallons of gasoline into the water next to the roadway at Fiesta Key, FL. A local contractor is on scene to remove remaining fuel and conduct cleanup. USCG requested a NOAA resources at risk analysis.
On July 15, 2017, an offshore platform operated by Noble Energy on behalf of Murphy Energy discharged between 200 and 2,000 gallons of South Louisiana crude (NRC#11842190. Source is secure. The USCG MSU Morgan City contacted NOAA SSC and requested trajectory and resources at risk.
On July 10th, 2017, NOAA SSC was contacted by EPA Region 10 FOSC for assistance in a hazardous material removal action near the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. A warehouse containing asbestos materials located on an approximately 280-foot by 280-foot plot situated between North River Street and the Willamette River caught fire. As the emergency response shifts to cleanup and removal, the FOSC is requesting information regarding ESA listed species and Resources at Risk in the area.
On July 10, 2017, the NOAA SSC was notified by the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) of an anomaly on satellite images in Nantucket Sound that may be from oil sheen from one of several historic wrecks in the region.
On July 9, 2017, the US Coast Guard MSU Paducah (Sector Ohio Valley) contacted the NOAA SSC regarding the UTV Eric Henry which struck the dike on the right descending bank on the Upper Mississippi River near Cairo, IL. The engine room flooded and the vessel sank near Mile Marker 13.5. Vessel was carrying 78,893 gallons of diesel fuel and 1,600 gallons of lube oil. USCG is requesting trajectory analysis for worst case discharge.
On July 5, 2017, the USCG MSU Portland, OR, contacted NOAA with a report of a discharge of an unknown oily substance due to a sinking fishing boat on the Hoquiam River. The cause of the sinking was due to a dilapidated dock were the vessel was moored. USCG requested weather and tide information to support cleanup and salvage operations.
At 1256, on 3-Jul, the FV Ketok, a 32 foot fishing vessel grounded and swamped in Nushagak Bay. It has a max potential of 150 gallons of diesel and is reported to be sheening. Sector Anchorage is requesting a fates analysis and trajectory.
At 0300 on 3-July, the FV Bunchie, a 32-foot capsized and was towed to ground, one mile south of the Ekuk Cannery . Max potential is 200 gallons of diesel. All persons were safely evacuated. Cause of capsize is unknown. Sector Anchorage is requesting a fates analysis and trajectory.