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Olympic Tug and Barge Grounding

Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98134, USA | 2019-Jun-29

Initial Notification: On June 26, 2019, USCG Sector Puget Sound contacted NOAA ERD to request a trajectory and resources at risk for a potential release from a barge carrying an estimated 3,000,000 gallons of oil that grounded at its berth at Pier 23 on Harbor Island, Seattle, Washington. This is a potential release, no spill has occurred at this time.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:High Sulfur No.6 Fuel Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 80000 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 47° 35.01′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 20.70′ West