Marine Link
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Grounded Vessel Leaked 6,000 Gallons

November 13, 2013

Photo: Resolve-Magone

Photo: Resolve-Magone

According to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), grounded fishing vessel Arctic Hunter has leaked approximately 6,000 gallons of diesel fuel and 400 gallons of hydraulic lubricating oil, and a light sheen was seen surrounding the vessel.

Resolve-Magone Marine Services has secured pollution sources on the vessel, the report said, and the company will conduct further salvage operations as weather conditions allow.

The 102-foot vessel was estimated to be carrying 12,000 gallons of diesel fuel when it struck ground November 1, 2013 on the east side of Unalaska Bay, approximately five miles northeast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of the incident.
 



Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Sep 2016 - Maritime & Ship Security

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News