M/V Paul R. Tregurtha Engine Room Fire
Brimley, MI | 2018-Jun-18
Initial Notification: On the morning of June 18th, 2018, the M/V Paul R. Tregurtha, a 1,013 foot bulk carrier suffered an engine room fire. The vessel is carrying 68,200 tons of coal, 124,000 gallons of fuel, and 90,000 gallons of caustic soda. USCG has requested a trajectory and fate and effects for caustic soda and intermediate fuel oil. No reports of pollution, all crewmembers accounted for.
|Products of concern:||Caustic Soda Solution|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||90000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||46° 31.51′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||84° 42.32′ West|