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SHIP NAME: Stolt Spray KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source OSIR
type D
volume 5500G
material pyrolysis gasoline
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Liberian tanker Stolt Spray spilled nearly 5500 gallons into Mississippi at Mile 142.7. Reported loss of steering, collided with grain barge, and ran aground. 1 m hole in 1P cargo tank above the waterline 18 m aft of port bow. Internal cargo transfer stopped leakage.


source USCG
type D
volume 100000G
material pyrolysis gasoline
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On January 19, 1997, at 0107, USCG Group New Orleans notified MSO New Orleans of the collision and grounding of M/V Stolt Spray. The vessel reported a steering problem before the collision with a grain barge. The vessel was hard aground at Mile 143 in the lower Mississippi River along the right descending bank near Wallace, Louisiana. The initial report indicated that #1 port tank was holed one meter above the waterline and 100,000 gallons of a pyrolysis gas were in the water. A generic MSDS of the product indicated a benzene content of 27 to 52 percent. Local officials evacuated 100 people from the town of Wallace.


source CTX
type D
volume 20000L
material G
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This is a 1974 built ship, not 2000 built 9168611 Stolt Spray. Assuming the initial 100,000 gal estimate iw wrong