Oil tanker runs aground near Skamokawa

An oil tanker ran aground near Skamokawa, Washington, Thursday morning.

The Argent Cosmos lost the use of a fuel pump and ran aground around 6:30 a.m. before notifying the U.S. Coast Guard. The Panamanian-flagged tanker is carrying 1.63 million gallons of ethanol, 6.65 million gallons of glycol, 458,074 gallons of high-sulfur oil and 99,064 gallons of low-sulfur oil. According to vessel-tracking service Marine Traffic, the vessel was outbound after stopping at Port Westward, a Clatskanie-area terminal that includes ethanol exports.

Source: Oil tanker runs aground near Skamokawa – Local News – The Daily Astorian