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Sunken Crane Barge - Offshore Freeport

Offshore Freeport, TX | 2019-May-08

Initial Notification: On May 8, 2019, a crane barge containing a reported 150 gallons of diesel fuel sank approximately 9 NM offshore of Freeport, TX. No discharge has occurred. MSU Texas City requested fate analysis.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 150 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 28° 21.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 95° 28.80′ West