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Barge AK 7272 P Whittier Harbor

Location
Whittier Small Boat Harbor break water barrier, Whittier
Time/Date
arge AK 7272 P sank while moored at Whittier Small Boat Harbor at approximately 8:00 AM on March 09, 2009. The incident was reported to ADEC at 8:15 A.M. by the Whittier Harbor staff.
Spill Id
09239906801
Product/ Quantity
The ADEC response staff on scene estimated a release of less than one gallon of residual oil from the sunken barge. Approximately 30 gallons of diesel was retained in the cranes tank to operate the spuds (an anchoring system) for its transit to Valdez for safety reasons.
Cause
Under investigation by the owner and the US Coast Guard (USCG)

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