Grounded Vessel, Chui Zai Fa No. 1, American Samoa
American Samoa | 2018-Feb-07
Initial Notification: On February 7, 2018, ghd USCG Sector Honolulu has notified the NOAA SSC that the Longliner Chu Zai Fa has grounded on coral reef approximately 200 yards off Leone Bay in American Samoa. The vessel reportedly has 14,000 gallons of diesel onboard. Diesel fumes were detected at about midnight last night, but no oil was observed on the shoreline. A trajectory forecast was requested in the event of a release.
|Products of concern:||Diesel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||14000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||14° 20.33′ South|
|Longitude (approximate):||170° 47.40′ West|