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Nautilus Seafoods - Ammonia Release

Location
Nautilus Sea Foods, Valdez, AK
Time/Date of Incident
1:38 AM, August 8, 2004
Spill Number
04229922101
Product/Quantity
Less than 5 Pounds of Anhydrous Ammonia, as estimated by Nautilus Foods staff.
Cause
The valves on the inner cooler oil drain were left in a slightly open position releasing compressor oil and a small amount of liquid ammonia. Nautilus staff is investigating the cause of the incident.

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