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MV CRANE, Stapleton Anchorage, NY Harbor; Staten Island, NY

305 Front St, Staten Island, NY 10304, USA | 2024-Jun-01

Initial Notification: On June 1, 2024, the USCG Sector New York notified the NOAA SSC of a heavy fuel oil spill that occurred at Stapleton Anchorage, Staten Island, New York. The cause was equipment failure during a fuel transfer operation between the MV Crane, a bulk carrier, and a Vane Brothers Barge. Approximately 1,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil spilled into the Lower Bay of New York Harbor. The Sector requested a RAR and trajectory.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:heavy fuel oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 50 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 40° 37.80′ North
Longitude (approximate): 74° 4.33′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable