Incident Management Division Spill Reports by County: 10

Report
Spill Reports: 206 reports received
Amount Spilled: 19,240 gals
Federally Funded Projects: 8 OSLTF Projects
Response Team Dispatched: 26 times
Spills by Product Type
Unknown
Hydraulic Oil
1111
8
7
Diesel Fuel
5
No Spill
9
71
11
Other Oil
Gasoline
12
Motor Oil
Bilge Slops
Not an Oil
31
35
Bunker Fuel
Crude Oil
Hazardous Material
Jet Fuel
Spills by Cause
Mystery Spill
10
4
3
Equipment Failure
3 2 2
Human Error
17
72
Sinking
Potential Only/No Spill
25
Auto/Plane Accident
Grounding
Weather
55
Container/Package Failure
Fire/Explosion
Number of Spills by a Type of Source
Unknown
11
6
5
5
Pleasure Craft
3
Unregulated Land Source
11
76
18
Fishing Vessel
Government Vessel
Auto/Plane/Train
Other Commercial Vessel
26
Tug/Non-Oil Barge
Container/Tank/Package
37
Ferry
126 Facility
Gallons Spilled by Type of Source
1.0
2.0
1.0
4.0
14.5
1.0
7.7
Pleasure Craft
71.7
Unknown
Fishing Vessel
44.4
Tug/Non-Oil Barge
Government Vessel
Other Commercial Vessel
Auto/Plane/Train
71.5
Ferry
126 Facility
Container/Tank/Package
F/V ARLINE
P/C HIGGINS
P/C QUEEN
P/C AVALON
WHAT HAPPENED:
Vessel was being towed (dead ship)
by 14 FT skiff when it ran aground
and subsequently sank at the next
high tide near Brinnon, WA
 WA Ecology, U.S. Coast Guard, WA
Department of Health and WA
Department of Natural Resources
participated in a town hall meeting
 Owner was unable to satisfy
Captain of the Port requirements
of submitting a safe salvage plan
 Department of Natural
Resources seized custody of the
vessel and removed the vessel
on 28OCT14
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SIGNIFICANCE:
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Outstanding multi-agency response
and coordination
ESA Consultation (Section 7)
Local community extremely concerned
about the spill and impacts
Private property owner finally got the
vessel removed from her land
WHAT HAPPENED:
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Vessel ran aground in Swinomish 
Channel and owner was arrested
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for BUI.
Vessel had a shaft packing seal
failure and oily bilge water was
being discharged into the waterway.
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Used OSLTF to conduct initial
response/mitigation of fuel spill
Estimated 150 gals of diesel fuel
onboard
Estimated 5 gallons of oily bilge
discharged
SIGNIFICANCE:
Global Diving Salvage placed boom
and absorbent around the vessel.
Owner was released later that day
and came back to the vessel, secured
bilge pumps, and removed oily waste
from the bilges
Known history of violations
WHAT HAPPENED:
Vessel was found adrift, near
Sinclair Inlet, in rough conditions
and was in danger of running
aground
 Used OSLTF to hire local tug to tow
the vessel
 Unknown potential onboard.
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SIGNIFICANCE:
Vessel was at risk of running aground
in the vicinity of Bremerton Ferry
Terminal.
 Vessel was successfully secured by
tug to a mooring buoy.
 No owner was known at the time of
the incident
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WHAT HAPPENED:
Vessel ran aground at Marrowstone
Point
 Estimated 100 gallons of diesel fuel
onboard
 Used OSLTF to conduct
response/mitigation of fuel spill
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SIGNIFICANCE:
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Owner was unable to mitigate the
pollution threat
150 gallons of Diesel fuel removed
No pollution to the waterway

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