Delaware River, Paulsboro, NJ | 2007-Oct-10
Initial Notification: At 10:45 EDT on October 10, 2007, an estimated 1,600 gallons of Bunker C fuel oil was spilled into the Delaware River at Paulsboro, NJ. The COTP Philadelphia reported that the cause may have been the result of a cracked scrubber aboard the T/V Tigani. Booms have been deployed and cleanup is underway. USCG conducted overflights this afternoon. USCG requested trajectory, weather, and tide information from ERD.
|Products of concern:||Bunker C fuel oil|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||3,000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||39° 51.27′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||75° 13.66′ West|
|In-Situ Burn:||Unknown/Not applicable|