Coast Guard Responds to San Diego Bay Fuel Spill

SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard is responding to a fuel spill along the Embarcadero in San Diego Bay. The spill occurred at approximately 09:15 a.m. this morning during a fuel transfer aboard the yacht PRINCESS MARIANA. The owner of the yacht reported the spill and the Coast Guard, California Fish and Game, and the Harbor Police responded to find approximately 30 gallons of fuel in the water.

As of 12:30 p.m. the spill was contained and the Coast Guard is supervising the clean up being performed by a contractor. The PRINCESS MARIANA is homeported in George Town, Grand Cayman.

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  1. Cecila Brown says:

    I watched this cleanup while it was happening and the company that was working did a really good job getting all that fuel out of the water. After they were done, there wasn’t even a stink around there. Great job by all involved!