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T/V Tigani

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.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
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
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable