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Dock 12, Port of Texas City, Potential Off-gas from Vessel

Texas City | 2017-Jun-06

Initial Notification: On June 6, 2017, the USCG Marine Safety Unit in Texas City, TX, contacted the NOAA SSC regarding potential off-gas of H2S from a vessel at Dock 12, Port of Texas City. Specific vessel information unavailable but reported to be carrying a sour crude. MSU Texas City requested advice on potential air plume of H2S should off-gas occur.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:H2S gas
Total amount at risk of spill: unknown cubic meters
Latitude (approximate): 29° 22.61′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 53.45′ West