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Bio-Diesel Discharge; Kirby Inland Marine

Industrial canal locks, Andry St. Wharf, New Orleans, LA 70117, USA | 2018-Mar-25

Initial Notification: On March 25, 2018, the USCG Sector New Orleans contacted the NOAA RRO regarding a discharge of bio diesel from a tug and barge that separated from its mooring and allided with a wharf and puncture the barge above the the water line.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Bio-diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 202 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 29° 57.05′ North
Longitude (approximate): 90° 1.14′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable