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169-Foot Fishing Vessel Leaking Anhydrous Ammonia; Tacoma, WA

405 E 15th Street, Tacoma, WA 98421, USA | 2023-Aug-17

Initial Notification: On 17-Aug, USCG Sector Puget Sound contacted the NOAA Hazmat Duty Officer to notify them of an anhydrous ammonia leak aboard the 169 ft F/V Pacific Producer that is docked near the Foss Waterway in Tacoma, WA. Aside from the anhydrous ammonia leak, the vessel is currently slowly taking on water and there remains 3,000 to 4,000 gallons of diesel aboard.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:Ammonia, Diesel, Oily Water
Total amount at risk of spill: 20,000 gallons gallons
Latitude (approximate): 47° 14.89′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 25.92′ West