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M/V Rio Neuguen; Houston Ship Channel

Houston Ship Channel | 1984-Jul-27

Initial Notification: An explosion in the hold of the ship M/V Rio Neuguen resulted in a loss of Al Phosphide. The total potential was ?. An unknown amount had been released. One person dead form explosion trauma, nine injured. Al Phosphide reacts w/water or moisture to produce phosphine - a highly toxic gas. An air dispersion trajectory was requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Latitude (approximate): 29° 36.14′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 52.79′ West