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Image : M/V Cosco Busan

Location: San Francisco Bay
Date: November 7, 2007

Lat./Long.:  37°48'29.30"N, 122°23'8.06"W
Material spilled: Bunker fuel
Amount spilled: approx. 53,500 gallons
Spill extent: 150 sq. miles; 26 miles of shoreline
Cosco Busan
In November 2007, the 900-foot-long M/V Cosco Busan struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The collision tore a 200-foot hole in its hull and spilling 58,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil into San Francisco Bay.


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