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NOAA M/V Rainier Fuel Discharge

Location
United States Coast Guard (US Coast Guard) Base Cargo Pier in Woman's Bay, Kodiak, Alaska. Kodiak is approximately 253 miles southwest of Anchorage (Lat/Long: 57.73064, -152.51350).
Time/Date of Incident
Spill was reported at 12:00 p.m. September 8, 2014 to US Coast Guard as a sheen in Woman's Bay from an unknown source. The general location of the source of the spill was identified as the US Coast Guard Cargo Pier. While the US Coast Guard personnel was deploying boom the source of the spill was identified as the NOAA M/V Rainier.
Spill Number
14249925201
Product/Quantity
The maximum potential discharge is estimated at 1,640 gallons of diesel fuel. The US Coast Guard and NOAA are currently investigating to determine actual amount discharged to Women's Bay.
Cause
The cause of the spill is currently under investigation.

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September 10, 2014