M/V Toya Adrift; Offshore Texas
Offshore Texas | 2021-May-14
Initial Notification: On May 14, 2021 the M/T Toyo lost propulsion and is adrift approximately 120 miles offshore of Galveston, TX. No vessel damage or discharge. MSU Texas City has requested a vessel drift trajectory to evaluate risk of allision with nearby platforms. Vessel is in ballast (no cargoes), loaded with approximately 1 million gallons (~24,000 bbls) fuel. Fuel is heavy fuel oil (HFO) and marine grade diesel. Assist tug enroute.
|Products of concern:||Heavy Fuel Oil, Marine Grade Diesel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||1,000,000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||27° 8.90′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||94° 34.20′ West|