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UTV JUSTICE Sunk, MM 161, Mississippi River, LA

On 07MAR13 at 0200 hrs, USCG Sector New Orleans contacted NOAA SSC about a potential release of diesel fuel and lube oil from a sunken tug at mile marker 161.5, about 200 feet off the right descending...

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SMI 572 Collision, Bayou Perot, Lafitte, LA

On 12MAR, USCG Sector New Orleans contacted NOAA SSC in regards to a tug/barge collision with a natural gas pipeline which has resulted in a 100 ft tall fire and four injuries, one severe. The incident...

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Mystery Sheen, Timbalier Block 30, 5mi Offshore, LA

On 12MAR, USCG MSU Morgan City contacted NOAA SSC in regards to a report of a mystery sheen, 5mi by 100 yrd, with 50% cover of rainbow and silver sheen. The sheen was reported by a platform in...

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Zinc Bromide, 120 mi Offshore, LA

On 03APR, USCG MSU Morgan City contacted NOAA SSC about a release of zinc bromide by an offshore drilling vessel (NRC #1042785). The vessel was conducting operations when high winds forces an emergency...

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Hydrogran Sulfide release, Chalmette, LA

On 03APR, USCG Sector New Orleans contacted NOAA SSC in regards to citizen reports of “funny chemical smells” throughout the greater New Orleans metro area. USCG and LDEQ personnel began interviewing...

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Mystery Sheen, Oahu, HI

USCG Sector Honolulu contacted the NOAA SSC to request a hindcast trajectory for a mystery sheen reported at 1010 on March 27 approximately a mile an a quarter south of Diamond Head in Oahu, HI. The...

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Tug Delta Captain, Offshore of Point Sur, CA

At approximately 1700 hours (local) on 13-APR-2013, the tug Delta Captain was reportedly sinking approximately 13NM off Point Sur, CA. At the time, she was towing a deck barge with a crane on board and...

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Mystery slick off Puerto Rico, 6 miles off SW corner of Puerto Rico

At about 1600 ADT on April 25th, an overflight reported a 12 mile slick oriented N to S and about 5-6 miles off the SW tip of Puerto Rico. Reported coordinates are 17d 54.7'N by 67d 18.2'W for the...

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TUG KALEEN MCALLISTER, Baltimore, MD

This afternoon USCG Sector Baltimore notified the NOAA SSC that the Tug Boat KALEEN MCALLISTER struck an unidentified object in Baltimore Harbor and sank. Vessel has onboard between 18,000-22,000...

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Mystery Sheen , West Delta 80, LA

On 09MAR13, USCG MSU Morgan City contacted NOAA SSC in regards to a mystery sheen reported in West Delta Block 80, 21 miles southeast of Grande Isle. The sheen is reported as 5 miles by 5 miles with...

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