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FV Nordic Viking

Seward, AK | 2018-Dec-10

Initial Notification: On 9-Dec-2018, FV Nordic Viking, a tender/processor, sank at the T Dock in Seward Harbor. The vessel is reported to be 76'. The vessel owner indicated that there was about 700 gallons of marine diesel on board the vessel (capacity 2,000 gallons). Absorbent boom was placed at the dock. Before booming a rainbow sheen ~60' by 1500' was observed. The sheen reportedly had black oil as well. NOAA SSC is consulting with the ADEC.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 60° 7.20′ North
Longitude (approximate): 149° 26.09′ West