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Barge Shauna Kay

Berth #7 in the Sitcum Waterway, Tacoma, WA | 2021-Feb-08

Initial Notification: On the morning of 8-Feb-2021, the NOAA SSC received an email from the State of Washington Department of Ecology that Barge Shauna Kay, transited from Vancouver, Canada to Tacoma, Washington overnight, had an observed oil sheen. The barge reported to be carrying 40,000 barrels. In an update, soundings indicated approximately 1,100 gallons #6 IFO-380 is unaccounted for. Clean-up crews are currently recovering oil from the barge deck. USCG performed an overflight this morning from Port Angeles to Tacoma and observed no oil in the water. The barge is currently moored at berth #7 in the Sitcum Waterway, Tacoma, WA. USCG requested a Resources At Risk (RAR).

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 47° 16.28′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 25.15′ West