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SM-3 Barge Grounding

Ekuk, AK | 2020-Aug-31

Initial Notification: On 31-Aug-2020, Sector Anchorage received notification of a potential release of diesel into Nushagak Bay from a grounded barge. The vessel went aground due to a broken anchor chain in bad weather. Potential of 5000 gallons of diesel onboard. Notification only at this time. No products have currently been requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 5000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 58° 47.16′ North
Longitude (approximate): 158° 29.63′ West