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Bulk Carrier Aground Columbia River

Columbia River, Longview, WA 98632, USA | 2021-Jul-11

Initial Notification: On July 11, 2021, the NOAA SSC received a call from Sector Columbia River about a 580 foot long bulk carrier that had run aground in low tide in the Columbia River about a mile down stream of the Louis and Clark Bridge. A tug is was standing by to assist with refloating the carrier at high tide. The NOAA SSC provided a verbal resources at risk assessment.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 46° 7.23′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 58.72′ West