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MV TUTAHACO, HALIFAX RIVER

1850 Ocean Shore Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL 32176, USA | 2017-Feb-10

Initial Notification: On February 10, 2017, the USCG Jacksonville notified the SSC of a 200 gallon waste oil spill in the Halifax river. Details at that time were incomplete but Coast Guard representatives on scene indicated some shoreline impact and the possibility of surface washing agent use. At the time of the report the spill had been secured and contained. Later it was reported that the spill originated from a moored WWII tug.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:waste oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 200 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 20.35′ North
Longitude (approximate): 81° 3.95′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable