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OSV BOTRUC 22 spill

off Sabine Pass, TX | 2019-Nov-14

Initial Notification: 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.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 700 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 40.50′ North
Longitude (approximate): 93° 50.10′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable