E-Crane Barge Sunk While in Tow, Louisiana Coast, Gulf of Mexico
LA, Gulf of Mexico | 2022-Jun-15
Initial Notification: On June 15, 2022, the E-Crane barge AMBITION sank approximately 18 miles south of the Louisiana coast while in tow. A 200ft sheen was reported. The worst-case discharge is 1,800 gallons of diesel and 800 gallons of lube oil. The USCG requested NOAA prepared a trajectory for a potential worst-case discharge.
|Products of concern:||lube and diesel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||2600 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||29° 32.09′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||92° 34.38′ West|