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M/V Old Hat

Little Irish Bayou, LA | 2020-Jun-01

Initial Notification: On June 1, 2020, the USCG Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division (IMD) received NRC Report # 1278550 stating that the M/V OLD HAT is continually taking on water and being pumped out, creating a sheen in the water around the vessel, while moored at a private dock, near Little Irish Bayou, a tributary of Lake Pontchartrain, in Orleans Parish, LA. IMD team are conducting on site assessment.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil (Sheen)
Total amount at risk of spill: unknown gallons
Latitude (approximate): 30° 10.64′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 22.27′ West