Response continues to oil discharge offshore of Port Aransas, Texas

Response continues to oil discharge offshore of Port Aransas, Texas
The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to an oil discharge from a barge three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas Oct. 13, 2017. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to an oil discharge from a barge three miles off the jetties...

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift boat near Doran Beach

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift boat near Doran Beach
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is searching for Justin Greer, the owner and operator of the 18-foot vessel Sea Swirl that was found adrift near Doran Beach, Monday morning. The National Park Service contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders Monday reporting that they had found...

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey
A house boat that was displaced and damaged by Hurricane Harvey in the Key Allegro community at Rockport, Texas U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Valerie Higdon. Members of the Texas General Land Office and Coast Guard oversaw the removal of a 57,000 pound house boat measuring 60 feet in length that was displaced and damaged by Hurricane Harvey in the Key Allegro community at Rockport,...

Coast Guard Cutter Willow holds homeport welcoming ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Willow holds homeport welcoming ceremony
The Coast Guard Cutter Willowheld a homeport welcoming ceremony at Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Charleston, South Carolina Monday. The Willow, a 225-foot Juniper-class seagoing buoy tender, replaces the Coast Guard Cutter Oak which departed Charleston in 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson Rear Adm. Peter Brown (left), commander of the Coast Guard Seventh...

Coast Guard, Maryland investigating minor lube oil discharge in Baltimore

Coast Guard, Maryland investigating minor lube oil discharge in Baltimore
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and Maryland Department of the Environment personnel are investigating and overseeing cleanup of a lube oil discharge near Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Monday. A National Response Center report was made Friday about a rainbow sheen in the harbor near Pier 6, which alerted Coast Guard and MDE pollution response personnel to investigate. It is estimated that approximately 50 gallons...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
Response crews work to remove a submerged vessel in Boot Key Harbor, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017. Response crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the Environmental Protection Agency are managing vessel removal operations throughout Florida in response to Hurricane Irma with a priority on vessels leaking fuel or hazardous materials. FEMA photo by J.T. Blatty. MIAMI...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for missing fisherman

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for missing fisherman
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel approximately 37 miles southwest of Morgan City, Louisiana, at approximately 10:30 p.m. Sunday. The missing man is reported to be Vietnamese and wearing a t-shirt and sweat pants. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 2 dogs near Wilmette, Illinois

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 2 dogs near Wilmette, Illinois
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew rescued three people and two dogs who were unable to return to harbor due to heavy weather near Wilmette Harbor, Illinois, Sunday evening. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan received notification from Coast Guard Station Wilmette Harbor of a report that a de-masted, 37-foot sailboat was under power...

Coast Guard rescues three people from overdue vessel in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues three people from overdue vessel in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
A rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen boards an overdue vessel and assesses the condition of three people aboard six miles offshore Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, Oct. 21, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Crews from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, and Coast Guard Sector San Juan located three people on an overdue vessel six miles offshore...