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Spill of #6 Oil at IMTT Pier; Bayonne , NJ

11675 Commerce St, Bayonne, NJ 07002, USA | 2023-Nov-23

Initial Notification: On November 23, 2023, the NOAA SSC was notified by USCG Sector New York that a double-skinned Barge 315 had a tank that overflowed while taking on bunkers at IMTT Bayonne Pier 7. USCG estimates that between 200-400 gallons of No. 6 oil was released into the Kill Van Kull waterway. Release secured. OSRO on-scene. USCG requested trajectory, fate and effect, resources at risk description.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:#6 fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: 400 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 40° 39.02′ North
Longitude (approximate): 74° 5.72′ West