Archive of: Spills

Title Issue

Freighter hits pier, spills fuel near New Orleans

Pac Antares spills an estimated 4,200 gallons, and the leak reportedly has been plugged

Web Bulletin 2018

Barge spills 9,700 gallons of biodiesel near New Orleans

A wake reportedly caused the moored vessel to break free and hit a concrete wall

Web Bulletin 2018
Research vessel spills diesel in Seattle

Research vessel spills diesel in Seattle

About 100 gallons spill from Rachel Carson during a tank-to-tank transfer

Web Bulletin 2018
'Abnormality' in tanker’s governor actuator led to allision, fire

'Abnormality' in tanker’s governor actuator led to allision, fire

Two pilots on Aframax River sustained burns and 88,000 gallons of fuel spilled

Web Bulletin 2018

Report shows towing vessel fatalities up in 2016

Three of the eight deaths occurred in one incident involving the tug Specialist on the Hudson River

Web Bulletin 2018
Tugboat partially sinks at Virginia mooring, leaks oil

Tugboat partially sinks at Virginia mooring, leaks oil

It is not known how much fuel was on the 100-foot Bourne when it submerged

Web Bulletin 2018
Towboat raised after sinking at mooring in Arkansas (UPDATE)

Towboat raised after sinking at mooring in Arkansas (UPDATE)

Virginia Renee leaked 4,000 gallons of diesel with all but 600 gallons recovered

Web Bulletin 2018
Towboat sinks at mooring in West Virginia

Towboat sinks at mooring in West Virginia

M/V Gate City, listed as inactive, spills oil into the Big Sandy River

Web Bulletin 2018
Mate asleep at helm when ATB grounded off British Columbia

Mate asleep at helm when ATB grounded off British Columbia

The crewman steering a U.S.-flagged articulated tug-barge through British Columbia’s Inside Passage fell asleep sometime before the vessels ran aground near Bella Bella, resulting in a 29,000-gallon fuel and oil spill.

February 2018
Barge buckles, leaks liquid fertilizer into Ohio River

Barge buckles, leaks liquid fertilizer into Ohio River

Up to 400,000 gallons of the chemical may have spilled in Cincinnati

Web Bulletin 2017
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