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Sheen in/near Bar Harbor South Marina; Ketchikan, AK

Ketchikan, AK, USA | 2023-Dec-29

Initial Notification: On 12/29/2023, the USCG Marine Safety Detachment (MSD) Ketchikan contacted the NOAA AK SSC with a request to assist identifying the source of a sheen in/near the Bar Harbor South Marina in Ketchikan, AK. Fresh sheen has been reported on 12/26 and 12/28/2023, along approximately 1 miles of shoreline, extending up to 0.1 mile from shore. The marina is at the center of the reported sheen area, and sheen has covered the entirety of the marina.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 55° 20.96′ North
Longitude (approximate): 131° 41.00′ West