Sunken Tug, Eugene Island Block, Offshore LA; Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of Mexico | 2017-May-29
Initial Notification: On May 25, 2017, the USCG MSU Morgan City contacted NOAA SSC to evaluate if shoreline impact was anticipated from a sunken tug in the Eugene Island Block, Offshore Louisiana. Tug is carrying 4,400 gallons of diesel, but is not known to have discharged. No NRC # has been filed, case is currently in Search and Rescue (SAR) phase. Phone support provided.
|Products of concern:||Diesel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||4,400 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||28° 48.20′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||91° 38.20′ West|