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2018 VMT Berth 5 Incident

Berth 5, Valdez Marine Terminal
Time/Date of Incident
0730 3 February 2018
Spill Number
The type of product spilled is Alaska North Slope crude. Spill amount unknown at this time but is estimated to be under 200 gallons to containment. There was some spray to water but no sheen on water has been observed.
The cause is under investigation, but early indicators show that crude was leaking from the end caps of two (of four) loading arms into containment. No tankers were loading at the time.

Situation Reports

Contact Information

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