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Vessel MAKALII, Niihau, HI; North Shore of Niihau Island, HI

North Shore of Niihau Island, HI | 2018-Jul-27

Initial Notification: On July 27, 2018, the USCG contacted the Scientific Support Coordinator for the Pacific Islands to request an oil trajectory and persistence forecast in the event of diesel release from the distressed vessel MAKALII on the north shore of Niihau Island, Hawaii. The 34-foot fiberglass vessel is reported to be carrying approximately 500 gallons of diesel.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 500 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 22° 0.22′ North
Longitude (approximate): 160° 4.72′ West