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TB DBL 152; Offshore, LA

Offshore, LA | 2005-Nov-11

Initial Notification: On 11 November 2005, an Integrated Tug/Barge System -ITB DBL 152 and the T/V REBEL- allided with an unknown submerged obstruction approximately 32 miles offshore of the Western Louisiana Coast. The obstruction, apparently, was a rig owned by Dynegy that had been toppled during Hurricane Rita. The barge was holed on the starboard bow. The hole was reported to be 30' x 5' and an estimated 7,200 bbls of #6 oil was lost from #1 Starboard Storage Tank.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:#6 Fuel Oil, Slurry Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 5,050,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 12.35′ North
Longitude (approximate): 93° 28.08′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Evaluated but not used
Dispersants: Evaluated but not used
In-Situ Burn: Evaluated but not used
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable