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M/V Seavoyager

Galveston, TX | 2018-Jun-09

Initial Notification: On June 08, 2018, the National Response Center received a report that the laden tanker MV Seavoyager had grounded 27 nautical miles southeast of Galveston, TX. The incident occurred on June 07, 2018 at 9:36 p.m. CT as the vessel was departing the Galveston area. The vessel was later refloated and taken to the Galveston Fairway anchorage for further survey. No pollution was detected. All tanks were sounded with no discrepancies observed. A Coast Guard overflight confirmed there was no visible discharge from the vessel.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil, crude
Total amount at risk of spill: 294,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 4.22′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 17.57′ West