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Jack Boat Ram XVII

23 nautical miles west of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico | 2018-Nov-18

Initial Notification: On November 18, 2018, a leg on the 134-foot Jack boat RAM XVII malfunctioned resulting in the vessel tilting at a 45 degree angle and taking on water. The vessel reportedly has 17,000 gallons of diesel onboard. The USCG requested trajectory for worst case discharge. There are currently no reports of discharge.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 0.87′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 50.50′ West