Unified Command responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas

Unified Command responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor, Texas
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard responds to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, Genesis Energy and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to respond to a damaged natural gas pipeline near Port O’Connor, Texas,...

Unified Command continues to respond to gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor

Unified Command continues to respond to gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor
The Coast Guard responds to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to respond to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday Tuesday evening from the captain of the dredging...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Monday afternoon. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. The lancha boat, 700 pounds of red snapper and 215 pounds of shark, were seized. The Mexican fishermen...

Coast Guard response to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River continues

Coast Guard response to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River continues
Petty Officer 2nd Class Bradley Martin, a marine science technician, collects sheen samples on the Mystic River Saturday, April 14, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Brandon Aten) BOSTON — A unified command has been established in response to the dielectric oil leak in the Mystic River near the Alford St. bridge. The unified command is made up of the U.S. Coast Guard, Massachusetts Department...

Coast Guard, Mass DEP respond to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River

Coast Guard, Mass DEP respond to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection responded to a dielectric oil leak Friday in the Mystic River near the Alford St. bridge. The source is believed to be a small, slow leak from a cable under the river. Initially, Mass DEP and a pollution response team from Coast Guard Sector Boston discovered a notable rainbow sheen during a routine patrol of the river. Boom...

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel on Ohio River

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel on Ohio River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a sunken vessel at mile marker 980 on the Ohio River near Cairo, Illinois, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley watchstanders received a report at 3:50 p.m. about the uninspected towing vessel Charley Wallace being fully submerged inside the channel on the Ohio River. The Coast Guard has issued a waterway restriction between mile marker 979 and mile marker...

Unified Command continues oil spill response near New Orleans

Unified Command continues oil spill response near New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinators Office, Gallagher Marine and response personnel continue cleanup efforts on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Friday. Algiers and Canal Street Ferries have resumed operations. The Coast Guard has lifted its waterway restriction on the Mississippi River near New Orleans “The intracoastal waterway between the Algiers Lock and Inner...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Wednesday morning. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of three Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. The lancha boat, 967 pounds of red snapper, and 734 pounds of shark, were seized. The Mexican fishermen...

Coast Guard, partners suspending response in Straits of Mackinac due to weather

Coast Guard, partners suspending response in Straits of Mackinac due to weather
Straits of Mackinac during a Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 overflight. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). MACKINAW CITY, Mich. – The unified command has announced that due to a high-wind and hazardous weather forecast, air and boat operations, overseen by the unified command, will be suspended from Friday morning until Monday morning. Responders will work shoreside and continue mineral oil extraction...