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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.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
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