M/V Star Evviva

State TrusteeAO Bureau

Also Known As

None

Incident Type

Oil

State

South Carolina

Case Status

Closed

Location

Atlantic Ocean

Authority

OPA

Contaminants of Concern Include

Oil

Affected DOI Resources Include

Migratory Birds

Financial Summary

Restoration Funds Collected:

$1,875,946.00

*Restoration Funds Allocated:

$1,935,501.95

*Restoration Funds Remaining:

$0.00

* Restoration Funds can contain multiple settlements/projects. All collections are placed in interest bearing accounts. For detailed information on individual settlements/ projects please visit: NRDAR Status Report

Case Description

Between approximately 0000 hours and 0600 hours on January 14, 1999, the M/V Star Evviva’s engine room was unmanned as the ship sailed approximately 30 to 50 miles off the coast of South Carolina. Due to the malfunction of a fuel oil transfer system in the engine room during these hours, the Star Evviva pumped fuel oil onto the deck and overboard, spilling approximately 24,000 gallons into the Atlantic Ocean. On January 16, 1999, oiled birds began washing ashore along South Carolina’s and North Carolina’s coastline from Folly Beach, South Carolina, to Topsail Beach, North Carolina.

Case Documents


 Document TypeDocument NameDocument Date

Factsheet

 Factsheet Fact Sheet 01/01/2008

Restoration

 Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment Restoration Plan 11/01/2004

Map View

Case Contact

South Carolina Ecological Services Field Office

Charleston, SC | (843) 727-4707 | http://www.fws.gov/charleston/

If you have any problems, suggestions, or comments about our website please notify DOINRDAR@ios.doi.gov

Content Protected Copyright © 2019 NRDAR. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written consent of NRDAR is Strictly Prohibited.