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Transient Vessel Sinking at West Basin, Long Beach, CA

Long Beach, CA | 2021-Dec-15

Initial Notification: On 15-Dec-2021, a 44-ft transient vessel was found to be sinking and was towed to Pier 10, West Basin, Long Beach. The vessel is at risk of sinking at the dock with a potential of 500 gallons of diesel onboard. Sector LA/LB is requesting a fates analysis and trajectory for the next few days to determine potential environmental risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 500 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 33° 45.03′ North
Longitude (approximate): 118° 14.01′ West