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Bulk Carrier Aground Welsh Island, Oregon

Welsh Island, OR, USA | 2020-Oct-01

Initial Notification: On the morning of 01 OCT 2020, Bulk Carrier Genco Auvergne ran aground near Welsh Island, Oregon on the Columbia River. SSC received the initial call at 0800 and an update at 0900. No leaking has been observed. The Carrier contains approximately 14,600 Barrels of low sulfur marine gas oil. Three tugs are on-scene to assist, waiting for high tide around 1300 to move the Carrier. Resources at Risk requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 46° 14.70′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 28.22′ West