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UTV AMY FRANCES; MS River MM 363 Natchez, MS

MS River MM 363 Natchez, MS | 2016-Jan-21

Initial Notification: On January 21, 2016, the NOAA SSC was contacted by USCG Sector Lower Mississippi River regarding a barge allision with a bridge. The UTV AMY FRANCES was pushing barges southbound when it struck Natchez bridge (Hwy 84) in the vicinity of MM 363, LMR. Two tanks on barge sustained damage. USCG requested on-scene SSC support and product fate and effect, Resources at Risk, and assistance with emergency notifications.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:clarified slurry oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 23,953 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 31° 33.45′ North
Longitude (approximate): 91° 25.15′ West