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Shrimping Vessel Capsize, Main Pass, LA

LA, USA | 2022-Nov-04

Initial Notification: 04 Nov 2022 a shrimping vessel net became ensnared on an adjacent wellhead. The shrimping vessel capsized with approximately 100 gals of diesel onboard, creating a sheen. The USCG consulted NOAA regarding response methods, fate, and trajectory and NOAA consulted local USFW regarding nearby habitat.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 100 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 24.30′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 16.55′ West