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Sea View Harbor Vessel Fire, Mystic Islands, NJ 08087, USA

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 16:00
On December 17, 2019, the USCG Sector Delaware Bay notified the NOAA SSC about a fire that took place on 16 December 2019 at the Seaview Harbor Marine, Great Egg Harbor, NJ. Two vessels caught fire which resulted in the release of approximately 2,000 gallons of diesel fuel.

M/V TECUMSEH Engine Room Fire, Windsor, ON, Canada

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 16:00
On the evening of December 15, 2019, M/V TECUMSEH was reported to be on fire in the vicinity of Zug Island on the Canadian side of the border. The vessel has 42,000 gallons of diesel on board. USCG is requesting a trajectory.

M/V Levant - Pier Allision, Ferndale, WA

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 16:00
On December 15, 2019, NOAA ERD was notified of an allision between a 741-foot LPG carrier and a pier in Ferndale, WA. The allision occurred at 0445 PST and the damaged vessel was carrying a reported 33,000 tons of propane/butane. The water surrounding the vessel is reported to be free of sheen and NOAA support is not requested at this time (notification only).

Whitney Oil & Gas Tank Battery 49, Garden Island Bay, Venice, LA 70091, USA

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 16:00
On December 14, 2019, at approximately 0733 hrs, Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division (IMD) received NRC#1266407 reporting of approximately 23-25 bbls of crude oil discharged from a broken reducer on the discharge side of a pump, which serviced a 2” flowline between the Dry Oil Tank and storage barge at the Tank Battery 49 facility, located in Garden Island Bay in Plaquemines Parish. SSC Notified

Barge Ironmaster Tug Anglian Lady Aground, ON, Canada

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 16:00
On the morning of December 8, 2019, Barge Ironmaster and Tug Anglian Lady ran aground near the border in Lake St. Clair. 3,500L of diesel on board. No spill observed. CANUSLAK Notification/Activation at 1800 10 Dec.

Finley BNSF Diesel Spill Hover Park, Kennewick, WA

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 16:00
December 09, 2019 - Washington State Department of Ecology notified NOAA ERD of an approximately 500 gallon diesel release from a rail car over 11 miles of track near the Columbia River. EPA is the federal response agency.

F/V SEA ANGELS Grounding, Browns Inlet NC

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 16:00
At 10:45 am on 9 Dec. 2019, USCG Sector North Carolina notified the NOAA SSC that the 100 foot long, F/V SEA ANGELS, was hard aground in Brown's Inlet, Onslow, County (near Swansboro), NC. Vessel is listing and taking waves over its side. Vessel has 15,000 gallons of diesel fuel onboard. No reports of any pollution or sheen reported at this time. USCG requested a NOAA GNOME trajectory.

Lake Pelto Equipment Failure, Chauvin, LA 70344, USA

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:00
On December 4, 2019, the USCG received a report of a pipeline spill due to equipment failure in Lake Pelto. USCG pollution responders are on site assessing the situation. NRC# 1265477.

Pleasure Craft MARCHELLE aground, West side of Catalina Island, CA

Sun, 12/01/2019 - 16:00
On the morning of 30-NOV-2019, the 33ft Pleasure Craft MARCHELLE ran aground on the west side of Catalina Island (near Two Harbors) with a maximum potential of 800 Gallons of diesel on board. At the time, a 1/4 mile sheen was observed leading to the west at high tide. On the morning of 02-DEC-2019, USCG Sector LA/Long Beach contacted the NOAA SSC to request a worst case (800 gallon) trajectory estimate in the event a release occurs during salvage operations scheduled for 1300 hrs on 02-DEC-2019.

TPC Port Neches Explosion, Nederland, Texas

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 16:00
On November 27, 2019, a tank at the TPC facility in Port Neches, TX exploded. Current reports indicate the tank contained butadiene. Facility caught fire. MSU Port Arthur contacted NOAA SSC to request air plume model. NOAA SSC has coordinated with NWS Lake Charles, and provided Hysplit model to MSU Port Arthur, along with chemical information for butadiene.

Kitoi Bay Hatchery Release, Afognak Island, AK

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:00
On 22-Nov-2019, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) reported a diesel fuel release at the Kitoi Bay Fish Hatchery in kodiak. The fuel leak was detected on 20-Nov during a fuel transfer to an underground storage tank. The release is estimated to be from 200 to 1000 gallons. MSD Kodiak is leading the case for the USCG.

Tugboat Miss Bonnie Allision, Oregon Inlet, NC, Herbert C. Bonner Bridge, Oregon Inlet, NC

Sat, 11/16/2019 - 16:00
On 17 November, 2019, the USCG Sector North Carolina notified the NOAA SSC that they were responding to the allision of the tugboat, Miss Bonnie with the Old Bonner Bridge in Oregon Inlet. The incident occurred around noontime today. The tugboat has an estimated 2,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board.

Crowley Barge 650-2 Crude Oil Spill, Anacortes, WA

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 16:00
Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:14 AM - An estimated 20 gallons of Alaska North Slope Crude was spilled onto the deck of a barge during transfer operations in North Puget Sound, Washington. It was estimated that 5 gallons entered the water. On Sunday morning, Washington State's Department of Ecology gave final approval of the cleanup. Investigation into root cause is ongoing.

OSV BOTRUC 22 spill, off Sabine Pass, TX

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 16:00
ON November 14, 2019, the USCG Marine Safety Detachment Port Arthur received a report of a tug & barge colliding with the Offshore Vessel BOTRUC 22 outside of Sabine Pass, TX. No spill was reported from the tug & barge, but the OSV reportedly spilled 700 gallons diesel from a tank with the maximum capacity of 6,000 gallons. USCG requested oil fate & general direction information.

Recreational vessel TUSSLER sunk, off La Jolla, CA

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 16:00
On November 13, 2019, the 66’ recreational vessel TUSSLER sank at roughly 17.5 NM due west of La Jolla, CA. The vessel was reportedly carrying 800 gallons diesel fuel and no sheen/slick was observed when she went down. USCG Sector San Diego contacted their NOAA SSC to request trajectory support in the event the vessel leaks.

Onyx Grounding, Strait Island, AK

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 16:00
On November 9, 2019, at approximately 1730, the 33-foot, wooden-hulled vessel ONYX ran aground on Strait Island on SE Alaska. The vessel owner stated that he heard a pop and then ran the vessel aground to keep from sinking. CG helo rescued him from the rocks. The Onyx had approximately 100 gallons of Diesel; 1 gallon of hydraulic oil; 02 batteries and 03 gallons of lube oil. The USCG is requesting a trajectory and fates analysis and weather conditions for the vicinity.

TPIC Bayou Perot ISB 2019, Delta Farms, Barataria, LA

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 16:00
On November 9, 2019, the Texas Petroleum Investment Company (TPIC) discovered a flowline Delta Farm #96 Well developed a leak and released oil into a floating marsh. Less than 1 acre of marsh has been impacted. The current estimate of discharged oil is less than 10bbs.

F/V Miss Haley sunk, off Northern CA

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 16:00
On November 10, 2019, the USCG Sector San Francisco notified the NOAA SSC that the F/V Miss Haley broke up and sank roughly 14 NM from shore and 28 NM WNW of Bodega Head. The max potential fuel volume on board is believed to be 17,000 gallons diesel. USCG Sector San Francisco requested oil fate & transport information due it’s location within a National Marine Sanctuary.

Calcasieu Ship Channel Discharge, Lake Charles, LA

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 16:00
On November 7, 2019, MSU Lake Charles contacted NOAA SSC to request a trajectory and resources at risk analysis for a discharge of Louisiana Sweet Crude discharged from a pipeline. Discharge began approximately 2300 on November 5, 2019. Source is secure. Total discharge volume unknown at time of request.

HFO Spill, Honolulu Harbor, HI, Honolulu Harbor near Piers 19 and 20, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 16:00
On November 6, 2019, the USCG Sector Honolulu received notification a spill of 15 barrels of Heavy Fuel Oil in the vicinity of Piers 19 and 20 in Honolulu Harbor. The amount released was subsequently adjusted down to 2 barrels. The release was to be contained within boom. Trajectory support was requested.