Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Incident Description

Location City Dock, Unalaska
Product/Quantity An estimated 150 gallons of heavy fuel oil was released to the environment.
Cause The cause of the release is currently unknown and is under investigation by ADEC and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).
Time/Date of Incident ADEC received a report that the freight ship Nelson Star spilled heavy fuel oil while moored at the Unalaska City Dock at around 2:15 PM on September 28, 2011. ADEC received the spill report at 3:05 PM on the same day.
Situation Reports
09/29/2011 (PDF 59K)
For more information

John Brown, ADEC, 907-269-7688 or Gay Harpole, ADEC 907-269-3064