TV Posavina; Boston Harbor, MA
Boston Harbor, MA | 2000-Jun-08
Initial Notification: At 0830 EDT a tug and the T/V Posaviana collided while maneuvering towards the pier in the Chelsea River in Boston Harbor at location 42?23'07.2N"/71?01'24.6"W. Initial report is that the collision holed a tank above the waterline but that 50,000 gallons of #6 fuel oil may have been released into the river. The cleanup contractor, Clean Harbors is on-scene conducting booming and skimming operations. The NOAA SSC is enroute and NOAA/HAZMAT is providing trajectory analysis, weather forecasts, Resources at Risk and other support. USCG district 1.
|Products of concern:||#6 fuel oil|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||50,000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||42° 23.07′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||71° 1.24′ West|