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Reactivity Analysis for Chemical Tank Ship, New York Harbor

New York, NY, USA | 2023-Feb-21

Initial Notification: On February 21, 2023, the USCG Sector New York notified the NOAA SSC about the Panamanian-flagged T/V Valentine, which was loaded with a variety of chemicals. The USCG requested information i.e. reactivity, about the chemicals on board the vessel. The vessel is currently anchored at the Ambrose Anchorage, awaiting further instructions from the USCG.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:alcohols, Caprylic and Capric,N, N Dimethyldodecylamine.
Latitude (approximate): 40° 29.11′ North
Longitude (approximate): 73° 51.24′ West