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Chevron Propylene/propane barge-Dock 4; Pascagoula, MS 39581, USA

Pascagoula, MS 39581, USA | 2017-Jun-22

Initial Notification: On June 22, 2017, the USCG Sector Mobile notified the NOAA SSC of incident at the Chevron Refinery in Pascagoula, MS, involving a barge loaded with a mixture of propylene and propane. Barge is reportedly leaking from a pinhole leak on the gasket on top of the barge. Volume of product in barge is 2800 barrels. Safety zone of 300 feet has been established. USCG is seeking product hazard analysis.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:propylene propane mixture
Total amount at risk of spill: 2800 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 30° 19.99′ North
Longitude (approximate): 88° 30.63′ West