Coast Guard oversees salvage of two sunken boats nearMobile Ship Channel

Coast Guard oversees salvage of two sunken boats nearMobile Ship Channel
MOBILE, Ala. – The Coast Guard continues to oversee salvage operations for two sunken vessels in the Mobile Ship Channel north of Gaillard Island, Wednesday. Resolve Salvage & Fire, Inc., is conducting the salvage operations. Oil Recovery Company, Inc., is continuing cleanup operation of the remaining fuel and oil. The Captain of the Port of Mobile has placed a one-way vessel traffic restriction...

Coast Guard responds to 2 vessels sinking near Mobile Ship Channel

Coast Guard responds to 2 vessels sinking near Mobile Ship Channel
MOBILE, Ala. – The Coast Guard is responding to two sunken vessels in Mobile Ship Channel north of Gaillard Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from the crew of the towing vessel Miss Sammy Lee, reporting the sinking of two vessels, the 52-foot towing vessel Delta Amber, and the 26-foot dredging vessel Nicholas. The Miss Sammy Lee crew rescued the crews from...

Coast Guard tows grounded vessel, responds to pollution near Anacortes, Wash.

Coast Guard tows grounded vessel, responds to pollution near Anacortes, Wash.
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat- Medium crew towed and safely moored the fishing vessel Arline at the Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes after receiving a report that vessel was aground in the Swinomish Channel Thursday evening. A boarding was conducted by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Adelie, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported in Port Angeles, Wash., revealing...

Coast Guard responds to fire aboard natural gas platform in Cook Inlet, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to fire aboard natural gas platform in Cook Inlet, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard launched several assets in response to a report of a fire on board a natural gas drill platform in Cook Inlet Thursday. The Coast Guard diverted a Coast Guard Hercules HC-130 crew and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to conduct an overflight of the Baker Platform in Cook Inlet, near Nikiski. The Coast Guard also launched the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang and the...

Coast Guard assists in pollution response at former English Station power plant site

Coast Guard assists in pollution response at former English Station power plant site
New Haven, Conn. – The Coast Guard is assisting with the cleanup and mitigation of potentially hazardous substances on the Mill River near the English Station. On Sept. 15, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) contacted Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound and requested assistance in assessing and responding to the potential release of hazardous materials into...

Cleanup and investigation of San Francisco Bay oil spill continues

Cleanup and investigation of San Francisco Bay oil spill continues
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel continue to respond to a fuel spill that occurred near Pier 45 at Fisherman’s Wharf in the San Francisco Bay Saturday. At 10:56 a.m., Saturday, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel received a report that an undetermined amount of fuel oil was discharged into the water from the SS Jeremiah O’Brien....

Coast Guard continues response to fuel spill near Pier 45 in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard continues response to fuel spill near Pier 45 in San Francisco Bay
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel continue to respond to a fuel spill that occurred near Pier 45 at Fishman’s Wharf in the San Francisco Bay Saturday. At 10:56 a.m., Saturday, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel received a report that an undetermined amount of fuel oil was discharged into the water from the SS Jeremiah O’Brien....

Coast Guard, California Department of Fish and Wildlife investigate fuel spill near Pier 45 in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard, California Department of Fish and Wildlife investigate fuel spill near Pier 45 in San Francisco Bay
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel are investigating a reported fuel spill that occurred near Pier 45 at Fishman’s Wharf in the San Francisco Bay Saturday. At approximately 10:56 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel received a report that an undetermined amount of fuel oil was discharged into the water from the SS Jeremiah O’Brien,...

Coast Guard responds to towboat sinking near Chester, Illinois

Coast Guard responds to towboat sinking near Chester, Illinois
Chester, Illinois — The Coast Guard is responding to the reported sinking of a towing vessel on the upper Mississippi River near Chester at about 12:30 a.m., Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received the initial report of the towing vessel Maverick sinking at mile marker 105. There was a crew of two persons aboard the towboat when it sank. Both crewmembers were safely rescued...