Governor's Office Emergency Services
Hazardous Materials Spill Report

    DATE: 02/20/2024
    TIME: 1547
    RECEIVED BY:
    CONTROL#:
    Cal OES - 24-1071
    NRC - 1392002
1.a. PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES:
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
Witt O'Brians
1.b. PERSON REPORTING SPILL (If different from above):
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
2. SUBSTANCE TYPE:
2. a. SUBSTANCE:b.QTY:>=<Amount Measurec. TYPE:d. OTHER:e. PIPELINEf. VESSEL
>= 300 Tons
1. Soot=Unknown SheenOTHERSootNoNo
2. = NoNo
3. = NoNo
g. DESCRIPTION: Per reporting party: A 183 meter Chinese flagged oil tanker ( MP MR Tanker 1 ) sited a sheen on the water ( Harbor Channel ) and after they performed an investigation, determined it was a small black and shiny sheen/soot and seem to have originate for the ships inert gas system. This sheen has been stopped and contained but it is unknown if it will be cleaned up or allowed to dissipate.

Per NRC Report: Caller reported a discharge of an unknown amount of soot into the Richmond inner harbor, from MV MP MR tanker 1. Caller stated the soot came from the inert gas system on the vessel and cause of the discharge is currently unknown. Caller stated there was a sheen.

Remedial actions: inert gas system was shut down, source secured, sheen naturally dissipated.

h. STOPPAGE/CONTAINMENT:i. WATER INVOLVED: j. WATERWAY:k. DRINKING WATER IMPACTED
Stopped, ContainedYesHarbor Channel /Richmond Inner Harbor No
l. MARITIME VESSEL
Yes
m. KNOWN IMPACT
None
3. a. INCIDENT LOCATION: Harbor Channel /Richmond Inner Harbor (37.91767 -122.363667)
b. CITY:c. COUNTY: d. ZIP:
Richmond
Contra Costa CountyBAY AREA AQMD
4. INCIDENT DESCRIPTION:
a. DATE:b. TIME (Military):c. SITE:d. REPORTED CAUSE
02/20/20241415 Waterways Unknown
e. INJURIESf. FATALITY g. EVACUATIONh. CLEANUP BY:
NoNoNoUnknown
6. NOTIFICATION INFORMATION:
a. ON SCENE:b. OTHER ON SCENE: c. OTHER NOTIFIED:
d. ADMIN. AGENCY: Contra Costa County Health Services Departmente. SEC. AGENCY:
f. ADDITIONAL COUNTY: g. ADMIN. AGENCY:
h. NOTIFICATION LIST:
Cal GEM:
RWQCB Unit:

2
Cal OES Region:
AA/CUPA, DTSC, RWQCB, US EPA, USFWS, DFW-OSPR, COASTAL COM, CDPH-D.O., DWP-DO, LANDS, PARKS & REC, USCG, Co/WP, Co/Hlth, Co/E-Hlth, Maritime
Photo Attachment:
11. Cal OES Reg.
********* Control No: 24-1071 *********

Created by: Warning Center on: 02/20/2024 03:47:29 PM Last Modified by: Warning Center on: 02/20/2024 04:50:39 PM