ATC cables capped, sealed in Straights of Mackinac, response continues

ATC cables capped, sealed in Straights of Mackinac, response continues
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A permanent cap is soldered and affixed to a severed American Transmission Company cable April 26, 2018 in the Straits of Mackinac.  (Photo courtesy of the American Transmission Company) MACKINAW CITY, Mich., — All of the affected utility cables owned by American Transmission Company have been soldered,...

One end of severed cable in Straits of Mackinac capped and sealed

One end of severed cable in Straits of Mackinac capped and sealed
A permanent cap is soldered and affixed to a severed American Transmission Company cable  in the Straits of Mackinac. (Photo courtesy of the American Transmission Company) MACKINAW CITY, Mich., — The south side of one of the two severed utility cables owned by American Transmission Company , was soldered, capped, sealed, and laid on the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac in its original position,...

Unified Command approves plan to cap, seal severed utility cables in Straits of Mackinac

Unified Command approves plan to cap, seal severed utility cables in Straits of Mackinac
A remotely operated vehicle (ROV) was deployed in the Straits of Mackinac to assess damage to the American Transmission Company’s cable 6 (Photo courtesy of the American Transmission Company) MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — The Unified Command approved a plan developed by American Transmission Company, contracting with Durocher Marine and T&T Subsea, to cap and seal the two severed utility cables in...

Coast Guard, ADEC stand up unified command in response to gasoline release in Scammon Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard, ADEC stand up unified command in response to gasoline release in Scammon Bay, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation have stood up a unified command in response to a gasoline release in Scammon Bay, Wednesday. ADEC personnel received initial notification Monday, from members of the community. Askinuk Corporation confirmed on Tuesday that there was a release of gasoline from a 10,000 gallon tank into the secondary containment. Some...

Coast Guard responds to fuel spill near Bayonne, New Jersey

Coast Guard responds to fuel spill near Bayonne, New Jersey
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a spill of marine diesel fuel at the APM Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey, Wednesday afternoon. APM Terminal notified the National Response Center that the fuel spilled into Newark Bay while a ship was refueling pier-side at the terminal. The source of the spill has been secured and Coast Guard pollution responders are on scene. Commercial...

Unified Command completes ROV underwater imagery assessment of utility cable is Straits of Mackinac

Unified Command completes ROV underwater imagery assessment of utility cable is Straits of Mackinac
A remote operated vehicle inspects cable 2, one of two severed American Transmission Company cables, at the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac, April 23, 2018.  (Photo courtesy of American Transmission Company) MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — The Unified Command completed the underwater remotely operated vehicle visual assessment of American Transmission Company’s six utility cables, Monday. ATC contracted...

Coast Guard continues response to fuel oil discharge near Norco, Louisiana

Coast Guard continues response to fuel oil discharge near Norco, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinators Office, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and Iver Ships is continuing its response to a heavy fuel oil discharge from the foreign flagged vessel Iver Exporter near Norco, Louisiana, Monday. An updated estimate of 1,400 gallons of fuel oil was discharged into the river; less than the previously...

Unified Command releases underwater imagery from ROV in Straits of Mackinac

Unified Command releases underwater imagery from ROV in Straits of Mackinac
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — The Unified Command continues to deploy a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) to better assess damage to the affected American Transmission Company utility cables in the Straits of Mackinac, Sunday. ATC contracted with Durocher Marine and T&T Subsea to provide tugs, a barge, and an ROV to assess the damage to the utility cables. The ROV is obtaining underwater,...

Coast Guard responding to fuel oil discharge near Norco, Louisiana

Coast Guard responding to fuel oil discharge near Norco, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a heavy fuel oil discharge near Norco, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 1 a.m. of a heavy fuel oil discharge from the foreign flagged vessel Iver Exporter near mile marker 126 on the Lower Mississippi River. The source of the discharge is reported to be secured. A reported 2,600 gallons...