Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel on Copper River Delta near Cordova, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel on Copper River Delta near Cordova, Alaska
VALDEZ, Alaska – The Coast Guard responded to a 24-foot fishing vessel capsized on the Copper River Delta, near Cordova, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a report at approximately noon that the bow picker Bad Boy capsized with one person on board while engaged in fishing activities. The individual was safely rescued by a nearby good Samaritan, aboard the fishing vessel Crown Royal....

Spring restored – Coast Guard finishes buoy operations early

Spring restored - Coast Guard finishes buoy operations early
Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay transits Lake Superior near Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore May 10, 2017, after working their final buoy of operation Spring Restore.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Nick Gould) CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard completed Operation Spring Restore Tuesday, five days ahead of schedule. Spring Restore involves the re-installment of 1,216 federal navigational...

Coast Guard temporarily suspends enforcement of regulated navigation area in East River

Coast Guard temporarily suspends enforcement of regulated navigation area in East River
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard and partner agencies temporarily suspended a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) for a dielectric fluid spill that occurred at a Con Edison substation in Brooklyn, New York, May 7. The enforcement of the RNA is temporarily being suspended, however a safety zone remains in effect. The need for the RNA will be reevaluated in order to determine if it needs to be enforced in the...

Coast Guard responds to towing vessel aground near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to towing vessel aground near Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard members respond to the towing vessel Mr. Landon after it ran aground in the Calcasieu Ship Channel, May 22, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana — Coast Guard crews responded to an uninspected towing vessel taking on water prior to running aground in the Calcasieu Ship Channel, early Monday morning. At 3:45 a.m., the three-man crew of...

Coast Guard investigates a 3 vessel fire in Craig, Alaska

Coast Guard investigates a 3 vessel fire in Craig, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is investigating a three-vessel fire aboard the 57-foot fishing vessel Seaborn, 56-foot fishing vessel Pacific Lady and the 49-foot fishing vessel Julia Kae, at a marina in North Cove in Craig, Alaska. The Craig harbormaster and fire department have contained the fire. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Ketchikan investigators are responding to monitor for signs...

Coast Guard conducts environmental response to sunken boat

Coast Guard conducts environmental response to sunken boat
Containment boom surrounds the sunken fishing vessel My Dee Lite, Friday, May 19, 2017 in Green Harbor, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) BOSTON – Coast Guard Sector Boston response personnel along with members of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection responded to potential pollution from the sunken fishing vessel My Dee Lite Friday, at Green Harbor Marina in Green...

Coast Guard temporarily discontinues 12 navigational aids in Bogue Inlet, NC

Coast Guard temporarily discontinues 12 navigational aids in Bogue Inlet, NC
  WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard temporarily discontinued 12 navigational aids Monday in Bogue Inlet, near Emerald Isle and Swansboro. Heavy shoaling in the vicinity of Bogue Inlet has grown over recent months making the waterway inaccessible to vessels with a draft greater than three feet. The aids to navigation (ATON) no longer safely mark the channel and mariners transiting through...

Coast Guard oversees removal of 2,900 gallons of oily water from barge at Goble, Ore.

Coast Guard oversees removal of 2,900 gallons of oily water from barge at Goble, Ore.
Contractors from the National Response Coordination Environmental Services walk the decks of the crane barge Amazon as they prepare to remove 2,900 gallons of oily water from the barge located on the banks of the Columbia River near Goble, Ore., May 12, U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Marine Environmental Detachment Portland. WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard oversaw the removal of nearly 3,000 gallons...

Coast Guard continues to work with partner agencies on East River response

Coast Guard continues to work with partner agencies on East River response
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard continues to work with Con Edison and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to respond to the effects of the Brooklyn dielectric oil spill Sunday. Coast Guard specialists continue to monitor the affected areas by performing over flights to visually observe any oil sheen in the river and by further sampling the waters for contaminants. Water samples...