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Main Title VLCC "Metula" oil spill /
Author Hann, R. W.
Publisher U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Research and Development ; Available through the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1974
Report Number AD-A003 805; DOT-CG-42444-A; USCG-CG-D-54-75
OCLC Number 905607759
Subjects Oil pollution of rivers, harbors, etc ; Oil pollution of rivers, harbors, etc--Magellan, Strait of (Chile and Argentina) ; Atlantic Ocean--Strait of Magellan
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBD  AD-A003 805 Microfiche collection Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 03/30/2015
Collation iv, 61 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Task no. 4111.15.1. Final report prepared for the Coast Guard Office of Research and Development under contract no. DOT-CG-42444-A. "Date filmed 2-24-75 NTIS." "DOT-CG-42444-A." "AD-A003 805." "USCG-CG-D-54-75." Microfiche.
Contents Notes
"On 9 August, the Metula, a 206,000 deadweight VLCC (Very Large Crude Carrier) enroute from Ras Tenura, Saudi Arabia to Quintera Bay, Chile with a load of 195,673 tons of Arabia light crude, ran aground on the Satellite Patch Shoal in the Straits of Magellan, Chile ... This report summarizes: a. History of the spill, b. Deposition of oil on the shore, c. Impact of the oil on the shore, d. Comments regarding feasibility of containment, cleanup or stabilization."--Abstract.