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M/V Shelf Venture

Baptiste Collette, LA | 2016-Apr-27

Initial Notification: On April 27, 2016, the USCG Sector New Orleans (Sec NOLA) contacted the NOAA Regional Response Officer (RRO) regarding the grounding of motor vessel (M/V) SHELF VENTURE in Baptiste Collette, LA. The vessel sustained a 8ft by 3in gash on its port side, damaging the port fuel tank. The USCG determined that the contents of the tank, approximately 1000 gallons of diesel, had discharged into the Baptiste Collette. The USCG has requested a trajectory as well as a resources at risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Marine Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 2000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 20.86′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 18.22′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable