Coast Guard investigates unknown sheen in Lake Ontario

Coast Guard investigates unknown sheen in Lake Ontario
A sheen is visible from the air in Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York, approximately 10 miles northeast of Oswego, New York, June 26, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil sheen in Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York, approximately 10 miles northeast of Oswego,...

Coast Guard responds to tanker aground near Nunivak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to tanker aground near Nunivak Island, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of the 599-foot Norway flagged chemical tanker Champion Ebony after it ran aground near Nunivak Island, Alaska, Friday morning. The crew of Champion Ebony was able to refloat the vessel and make way under its own power to deeper water at approximately 9:28 a.m., reported no signs of pollution, and is anchored to assess for damages. Coast...

Coast Guard crews respond to train fuel spill east of Portland, Ore.

Coast Guard crews respond to train fuel spill east of Portland, Ore.
Response crews wrap part of a Union Pacific train engine in plastic prior to moving it across the bridge at Bridal Veil Creek east of Portland, Ore., June 21, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Marine Safety Unit Portland. PORTLAND, Ore. – Incident Management Division response personnel from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, responded to a report of a diesel fuel spill from a Union Pacific...

Coast Guard aids in prosecution of ship owner, operator and engineers

Coast Guard aids in prosecution of ship owner, operator and engineers
SEATTLE — The companies that own and operate a Greek shipping vessel and two engineers from the ship were convicted Monday in U.S. District Court in Seattle of 12 felony counts related to their dumping of oily waste at sea, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes.  The ship operator, Angelakos Hellas S.A., the ship owner, Gallia Graeca Shipping LTD, the chief engineer, Konstantinos Chrysovergis...

Coast Guard, state, local agencies respond to diesel spill in Gulfport

Coast Guard, state, local agencies respond to diesel spill in Gulfport
Petty Officer 3rd Class Chris Roble and Petty Officer 2nd Class Ronnie Lucas assess the site of a diesel spill in Gulfport Harbor in Gulfport, Mississippi, June 15, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt.j.g. Elizabeth Tatum NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, NOAA and the Oil Response Company are responding to a diesel spill in Gulfport, Mississippi, Wednesday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire at Bowley’s Marina near Middle River, Md.

Coast Guard responds to boat fire at Bowley’s Marina near Middle River, Md.
A damaged boat from a boat fire at the fuel pier of Bowley’s Marina in Galloway Creek near Middle River, Maryland, Friday, Jun. 10, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Çlass John Sacino) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a boat fire Friday at the fuel pier of Bowley’s Marina in Galloway Creek near Middle River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National...

Motor vessel Roger Blough safely anchored in Waiska Bay

Motor vessel Roger Blough safely anchored in Waiska Bay
The motor vessel Roger Blough sits anchored in the Waiska Bay anchorage area, June 4, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth Kahle SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond as the motor vessel Roger Blough is safely anchored in Waiska Bay, Saturday afternoon, after the vessel ran aground May 27 on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake...

Motor vessel Roger Blough refloated in Lake Superior

Motor vessel Roger Blough refloated in Lake Superior
The motor vessel Roger Blough holds steady with assistance of support tugs as the ship is refloated after being aground on rocks for more than a week near the Gros Cap Reefs Light in Lake Superior, June 4, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Craig Gorman SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond as the motor vessel Roger Blough was refloated, Saturday, after the vessel...

Coast Guard continues monitoring M/V Roger Blough aground in Lake Superior

Coast Guard continues monitoring M/V Roger Blough aground in Lake Superior
SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond to the motor vessel Roger Blough, Wednesday, after the vessel ran aground Friday afternoon on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake Superior. Plans continue to progress to safely free the Blough from Gros Cap Reef through the combined efforts of Canadian partners, company representatives and the U.S. Coast Guard. DonJon-Smit...