Division of Spill Prevention and Response

Breadcrumbs

Major Oil Spills to Coastal Waters

 

Note: This list was compiled from various sources, including the DEC Statewide Spills Database and spill histories published in subarea contingency plans and other sources available on the web.

 

Incident Date
Incident Name
Water Body
Substance
Gallons
10/05/1976 USNS Sealift Pacific Cook Inlet jet fuel
395,640
12/25/1979 M/V Lee Wang Zin Dixon Entrance (SE Alaska) bunker oil
200,000
01/24/1984 M/V Cepheus Cook Inlet jet fuel
180,012
07/02/1987 T/V Glacier Bay Cook Inlet crude
207,000
11/02/1988 M/V Alaska Constructor Cook Inlet gasoline
10,000
      diesel
30,000
11/14/1988 Marathon Spark Platform Cook Inlet crude
46,000
01/03/1989 T/V Thompson Pass Port Valdez crude
71,400
01/11/1989 F/V Chil Bo San Aleutians diesel

65,000

03/24/1989 T/V Exxon Valdez Prince William Sound crude
11,000,000
08/19/1989 Tug Boat Lorna B Cook Inlet diesel
80,000
11/17/1990 Little Diomede Tank Farm Bering Strait diesel
31,000
01/03/1992 Pipeline Rupture, Port Nikiski Cook Inlet crude
9,500
05/21/1994 T/V Eastern Lion Port Valdez crude
8,400
08/10/1994 Cape Nome Construction Barge Cape Nome diesel
20,000
07/22/1995 Fish Processor Northern Wind Aleutians diesel
15,000
12/05/1995 Tesoro Refinery, tank overfill Cook Inlet crude
5,700
03/06/1997 Steelhead Platform Cook Inlet diesel
9,000
11/26/1997 M/V Kuroshima Aleutians bunker oil
39,000
08/04/2001 F/V Windy Bay Prince William Sound diesel
35,000
12/08/2004 M/V Selendang Ayu Aleutians IFO 380
321,052
      diesel
14,680