Proceedings Of The Marine

FAL 2012

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Pollution Statistics Vessel Casualty-Related Statistics for 2011, by Severity of Injury Summary Statistics for Vessel Pollution Incidents In 2010, two casualties released more than 100,000 gallons of oil in U.S. waters. On January 23, 2010, a tank vessel collided with a barge, resulting in a spill of 240,000 gallons of crude oil in the Sabine-Neches Channel in Port Arthur, Texas. The Top 12 Initial Casualty Events in 2011 The second incident: the disastrous loss of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010. The spill quantity attributed to the vessel alone is 400,000 gallons—the capacity of the tanks. Vessel Oil Spills by Count and Quantity, 2011 Fall 2012 Proceedings 65

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