Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Cruise Ship Spirit of Glacier Bay Grounding

Incident Description
Incident Location Map Location Grand Pacific Glacier, Tarr Inlet, Glacier Bay, Southeast Alaska
Product/Quantity No product was spilled. This incident had a potential release of 4,000 gallons of diesel fuel.
Cause Vessel Grounding
Time/Date of Incident 7:30 AM on July 7, 2008 The US Coast Guard reported the incident to ADEC at 8:05 AM
Situation Reports
07/07/2008 (PDF 130K)
07/08/2008 (PDF 130K)
07/09/2008 (PDF 37K) -- FINAL



For more information

Scot Tiernan, ADEC SOSC, at 907-465-5378 (Juneau)