Coast Guard, agency partners respond to fuel spill in Cook Inlet, Alaska

Coast Guard, agency partners respond to fuel spill in Cook Inlet, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Personnel from the Coast Guard, Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Department of Conservation, Bureau of Indian Affairs and Cook Inlet Regional Citizen Advisory Council are responding to a report of a landing craft with a punctured fuel tanker on board in southeastern Cook Inlet, south of Port Graham, Saturday. The crew of a 116-foot landing craft, Thor’s...

Coast Guard crews monitor sunken vessel in Ilwaco Channel, Wash.

Coast Guard crews monitor sunken vessel in Ilwaco Channel, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard incident management crews are monitoring a sunken fishing vessel for pollution and hazard to navigation concerns in the Ilwaco Channel near Ilwaco, Wash., Saturday. There is a potential of 500 gallons of diesel fuel aboard the vessel. At 5:38 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River in Warrenton, Ore., received a report from a good Samaritan via VHF-FM channel...

Coast Guard continues to monitor oil platform fire in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard continues to monitor oil platform fire in Gulf of Mexico
Breton Sound Block 21 oil platform fire. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by MST3 Liam Mcdonnell) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to monitor a platform near Breton island after an on board fire was suppressed Saturday. At approximately 6 a.m. responding crews boarded the platform and extinguished the flame. Clean up and repair operations have commenced. The previously reported rainbow sheen is reported...

Coast Guard continues response to platform fire in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard continues response to platform fire in Gulf of Mexico
Breton Sound Block 21 oil platform fire.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by MST3 Liam Mcdonnell) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to respond to a report of a platform fire near Breton Island. The platform fire continues to burn. The maximum potential release has been reduced from 4,000 barrels to 130 barrels. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:50 a.m. from the...

Coast Guard responding to oil platform fire in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard responding to oil platform fire in Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a platform fire near Breton Island, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:50 a.m. from the offshore supply vessel Miss Katherine reporting a fire on board an oil production platform in Breton Sound Block 21. All 28 people aboard the platform were evacuated to the offshore supply vessel and were taken...

Coast Guard monitoring oil spill in Santa Barbara

Coast Guard monitoring oil spill in Santa Barbara
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard is monitoring the clean-up operations of an oil spill on Refugio Beach in Santa Barbara, Calif., that occurred Tuesday afternoon around 12 p.m. The Coast Guard dispatched members from the Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Santa Barbara and Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach upon initial notification. The source of the spill was identified as a ruptured...

Coast Guard continues to respond to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis

Coast Guard continues to respond to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis
HARTFORD, Ill.—The Coast Guard has re-opened the Mississippi River from MM 160 to MM 195, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River watchstanders were notified that an underwater pipeline ruptured at the Phillips 66-operated terminal rear MM 194 at 9:15 a.m., Friday. Personnel from the Coast Guard, Phillips 66 and oil spill response organizations are on scene doing shoreline assessments...

Coast Guard responding to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis

Coast Guard responding to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis
HARTFORD, Ill. — The Coast Guard in coordination with Phillips 66 is responding to a report of a diesel fuel spill in the Cahokia Canal in the upper Mississippi River, Friday. The Mississippi River is closed from MM 160 to MM 195. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River watchstanders were notified that an underwater pipeline ruptured at the Phillips 66-operated terminal near MM 194 at 9:15 a.m....

Coast Guard continues response to boat aground near Manasquan Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard continues response to boat aground near Manasquan Inlet, NJ
The 77-foot commercial fishing vessel, Capt. Gavin, aground Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard continued responding Thursday to a fishing boat that ran aground Wednesday in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay is overseeing commercial salvage operations to offload fuel and oil to prevent possible...