Dredge Barge Fire, Port O' Connor, Matagorda Bay TX
TX 77979, USA | 2018-Apr-18
Initial Notification: On April 18, 2018, the USCG Sector Corpus Christie contacted the NOAA RRO regarding a dredge barge that had caught fire after alliding with a shut-in natural gas pipeline. Natural gas condensate is currently discharging from the pipeline and burning off in the fire. No injuries reported - all crew accounted for.
|Products of concern:||Oil - marine diesel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||18000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||28° 27.50′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||96° 23.00′ West|