Multiagency response to fishing vessel Akutan continues

Multiagency response to fishing vessel Akutan continues
Multiple agencies respond to the fishing vessel Akutan in Captains Bay near Unalaska, Alaska, August 18, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo UNALASKA, Alaska — Multiple agencies under a unified command continue to respond to potential pollution from the fishing vessel Akutan in Captains Bay near Unalaska, Sunday. Responders are continuously monitoring levels of anhydrous ammonia and removing various petroleum...

Unified command established in response to potential pollution from fishing vessel Akutan

Unified command established in response to potential pollution from fishing vessel Akutan
UNALASKA, Alaska – The U.S. Coast Guard, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and the city of Unalaska established a unified command in response to potential pollution from the fishing vessel Akutan near Unalaska, Alaska, Friday. Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, the State of Alaska, the city of Unalaska and Resolve Marine Services, a salvage and repair company, are coordinating...

Coast Guard issues order requiring approved salvage plan for grounded fishing vessel

Coast Guard issues order requiring approved salvage plan for grounded fishing vessel
The commercial fishing vessel, Point Estero, rests on a group of rocks after it ran aground at Estero Bluffs State Park, Calif., July 28, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard directed the owner of the commercial fishing vessel, Point Estero, to submit a salvage plan before making any arrangements to refloat the grounded vessel near Estero Bluffs State Park Thursday...

Coast Guard, D.C. agencies respond to Potomac River sheen

Coast Guard, D.C. agencies respond to Potomac River sheen
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and D.C.’s Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) have coordinated to respond to reports of oil sheen in Oxon Cove, along the Potomac River on Wednesday. The first report of the sheen came at approximately 1:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by additional reports attributed to the same sheen. Preliminary investigation has identified a discharge from a storm drain outfall...

Coast Guard oversees fuel spill cleanup in New Bedford Harbor

Coast Guard oversees fuel spill cleanup in New Bedford Harbor
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Schneider and Petty Officer 2nd Class Shannon Young oversee the fuel spill clean up efforts in New Bedford Harbor Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Lynn Schrayshuen) BOSTON — Coast Guard crews are overseeing a fuel spill cleanup in New Bedford Harbor Wednesday after a fishing vessel sank at the pier off Hervey Tichon Ave. The captain...

Coast Guard responds to boat fires in Hammond Marina

Coast Guard responds to boat fires in Hammond Marina
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester CHICAGO – The Coast Guard responded to two recreational vessels that caught fire and sank in Hammond Marina in Hammond, Indiana following an explosion, Tuesday. Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor received a call from 911 dispatch early Tuesday about two boats on fire in the marina. A boat crew launched aboard...

Cargo vessel Calumet is refloated, St Marys River reopened to traffic

Cargo vessel Calumet is refloated, St Marys River reopened to traffic
The merchant vessel Calumet sits hard aground in shallow water outside of the channel on St. Marys River, southeast of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, August 10, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The cargo vessel Calumet, a 629-foot ship that ran aground on the north side of Sugar Island Wednesday, was re-floated Friday, at approximately 8:50 PM, after the Coast Guard approved...

Coast Guard continues to monitor vessel aground in St. Mary River

Coast Guard continues to monitor vessel aground in St. Mary River
The merchant vessel Calumet sits hard aground in shallow water outside of the channel on St. Marys River, southeast of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, August 10, 2017.(U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor a 629-foot cargo ship aground on the north side of Sugar Island in the St. Marys River. Grand River Navigation Inc., the vessel’s owner, submitted...

Coast Guard continues to monitor merchant vessel aground in Saint Mary River

Coast Guard continues to monitor merchant vessel aground in Saint Mary River
The merchant vessel Calumet sits hard aground in shallow water outside of the channel on St. Marys River, southeast of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, August 10, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor a 629-foot U.S. cargo ship that ran aground on the north side of Sugar Island in the St. Marys River, Wednesday, at about 11:40 p.m. The merchant...