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T/V Aquila Vegetable Oil Spill

Mississippi River, MM 98, LA | 2020-Jun-22

Initial Notification: On June 20, 2020, the USCG Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division (IMD) received a report of a discharge of an unknown amount of vegetable oil (palm oil and coconut oil) from the T/V AQUILA (IMO#9692258) into the Lower Mississippi River (MM 98). OSRO deployed. The NOAA SSC and RRO were notified via email.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Products of concern:Vegetable Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: unknown gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 54.61′ North
Longitude (approximate): 90° 5.83′ West