Following the discovery of a small sheen during loading operations
on Wednesday morning, inspection of the vessel revealed
a hairline crack on starboard tank 6
approximately 3 ft above the waterline.
TYhe sheen contained within the boom around the ship,
was cleaned up immediately.
All cargo emptied from the affected tank.
The estimated spill volume remains at one teaspoon.
The ship will be repaired before it returns to Valdez.