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Port William Shuyak Island Bunker C Spill

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Port William, Southern end of Shuyak Island, approximately 50 miles NNW of the city of Kodiak
The incident occurred at approximately 8:00 a.m. on February 26, 2018
Spill Id
Product/ Quantity
Up to 3,000 gallons of Fuel Oil No. 6 (Bunker C).
It was previously reported that wind gusts exceeding 80 mph pushed a building with the fuel bladder off a dock, causing the 3,000 gallon capacity fuel bladder to rupture and release its contents. Upon further investigation it has been determined that the dock structure supporting the building collapsed. This caused much of the building, along with the fuel bladder, to fall to the shoreline and water below.

ADEC Situation Reports

Unified Command Press Releases

Additional Information

Incident Location

Contact Information

  • Laura Achee, Information Officer, ADEC 907-465-5009
  • Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean, USCG 907-654-4112


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