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M/V Carolina Dock & Marine; Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC | 2021-Apr-15

Initial Notification: On April 15, 2021, the USCG Sector Charleston requested response support for an unnamed marginal sectional causeway barge (a 100-foot self-propelled barge) that began sinking on 13 March and then submerged on 26 March in the Wahoo Creek, Charleston, SC. The USCG reports there was hydraulic oil, diesel oil, and motor oil onboard. USCG has requested assistance with preparing resources at risk and consultation documents.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 32° 45.94′ North
Longitude (approximate): 79° 58.88′ West