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Disabled pleasure craft, Lanai, Hawaii

Maui County, HI, USA | 2019-Aug-13

Initial Notification: On August 13, 2019, the USCG Sector Honolulu notified the NOAA SSC for the Pacific Islands that a disabled pleasure craft approximately 2 nautical miles off Shipwreck Beach in Lanai, Hawaii was being towed to port. No oil had been released but a trajectory forecast was requested in the event of a release of the 800 gallons of diesel aboard. A verbal trajectory assessment was provided.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 800 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 20° 56.55′ North
Longitude (approximate): 156° 53.54′ West