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501 Oryong

Bering Sea, Russia | 2014-Dec-01

Initial Notification: On December 1, 2014, USCG Anchorage contacted ERD requesting oil fate and trajectory for a sinking South Korean fishing vessel in the Bering Sea. The 326-foot vessel has an estimated 8400 bbls of diesel and 150 bbls of lube oil. Media reports that more than 50 crew are missing. USCG assets are en route.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 8550 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 61° 55.70′ North
Longitude (approximate): 177° 28.90′ West