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Valdez Marine Terminal Berth 5 Firewater System

Location
Berth 5, Valdez Marine Terminal
Time/Date of Incident
Discovered at 11:00 AM September 21, 2017
Spill Number
17229926401
Product/Quantity
Alyeska estimates less than 100 gallons of crude oil residue.
Cause
The cause is under investigation, but early indicators show that oily water in the oil loading system may have drained through the Berth firewater system during a pressure test.

Situation Reports

Contact Information

  • Geoff Merrell, Central Region Manager, ADEC
  • 907-269-7682

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September 22, 2017