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FMT 3114 Barge MM 480 Mississippi River; Transylvania, LA , USA

Transylvania, LA , USA | 2019-Oct-21

Initial Notification: On October 20, 2019, the USCG MSD Vicksburg (Sector Lower MS River) contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a barge collision on the MS River near mile marker (MM) 480 (about 3 miles south of Lake Providence, Louisiana). The volume of release reported at 40 barrels. The release is reportedly secured with a patch.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:crude oil
Latitude (approximate): 32° 43.98′ North
Longitude (approximate): 91° 6.05′ West