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Inspected Tow Vessel (ITV) Taking on Water, Port of Milwaukee, WI

1835 S Carferry Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53207, USA | 2023-Jan-03

Initial Notification: On January 3, 2023, the NOAA SSC received notification of the ITV MICHIGAN taking on water at the Port of Milwaukee. The vessel is moored in 24-26 feet of water, a weathered sheen has been observed, the vessel response plan is activated and T&T Marine Salvage LLC is on scene deploying boom. The marine casualty is classified as a serious marine incident due to damage estimates exceeding $200,000. Sector Lake Michigan requesting trajectory for worst-case discharge of 14,000 gallons of marine diesel.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 14000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 43° 0.69′ North
Longitude (approximate): 87° 53.87′ West