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SEACOR MARINE LB ROBERT potential spill; Gulf of Mexico

Gulf of Mexico | 2022-Nov-21

Initial Notification: On November 21, 2022, the USCG Marine Safety Unit (MSU) in Houma, LA, was notified that the liftboat LB ROBERT, owned by SEACOR MARINE and located approximately 73 nautical miles south of Vermillion Bay, was listing to one side. All personnel had been previously evacuated due to inclement weather. No spill has been reported. The liftboat has 31,000 gallons of diesel onboard. USCG notified NOAA SSC of the potential threat and requested preparedness for fate/trajectory request.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 31000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 28° 16.43′ North
Longitude (approximate): 92° 6.25′ West