Coast Guard continues to monitor merchant vessel aground in Saint Mary River

Coast Guard continues to monitor merchant vessel aground in Saint Mary River
The merchant vessel Calumet sits hard aground in shallow water outside of the channel on St. Marys River, southeast of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, August 10, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor a 629-foot U.S. cargo ship that ran aground on the north side of Sugar Island in the St. Marys River, Wednesday, at about 11:40 p.m. The merchant...

Cargo ship runs aground in St. Marys River

Cargo ship runs aground in St. Marys River
The merchant vessel Calumet sits hard aground in shallow water outside of the channel on St. Marys River, southeast of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, August 10, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAULT STE. MARIE, MICHIGAN — A 629-foot U.S. cargo ship ran aground on the north side of Sugar Island in the St. Marys River, Wednesday at 11:40 p.m. The merchant vessel Calumet departed ESSAR Steel in Sault Ste....

Coast Guard, local authorities complete cleanup of chemical spill in Port of Long Beach

Coast Guard, local authorities complete cleanup of chemical spill in Port of Long Beach
The container ship, Harbour Bridge experienced a chemical spill in the Port of Long Beach, San Pedro, Calif., Aug. 6, 2017. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Unified Command completed the response to the spill of propyl acetate from the commercial container ship, Harbour Bridge, at Pier G Berth 232 in the Port of Long Beach, Sunday. All Unified Command objectives, including clean-up and recovery operations...

Coast Guard, local authorities respond to chemical spill in the Port of Long Beach

Coast Guard, local authorities respond to chemical spill in the Port of Long Beach
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard, Long Beach Fire Department and Patriot Environmental Services are responding to a reported spill of propyl acetate from the commercial container ship, Harbour Bridge, at Pier G Berth 232 in the Port of Long Beach, Sunday. Twelve crewmembers from the Harbour Bridge were exposed to the product and one person was transported to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center....

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge
The Coast Guard responds to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, August 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Davis) NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard is responding to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, Thursday. Gulfport Fire Department reports that they have extinguished...

Coast Guard, partners remove hazardous materials from grounded fishing vessel near Estero Bluffs State Park

Coast Guard, partners remove hazardous materials from grounded fishing vessel near Estero Bluffs State Park
The commercial fishing vessel, Point Estero, rests on a group of rocks after it ran aground at Estero Bluffs State Park, Calif., July 28, 2017. Approximately 91 gallons of fuel and oil were removed along with 2.5 cubic yards of contaminated material U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies completed the removal of oil and hazardous materials from a grounded...

Coast Guard attends Operation Arctic Guardian oil spill response seminar

Coast Guard attends Operation Arctic Guardian oil spill response seminar
Community members listen while a member of Alaska Chadux Corporation, alongside the Coast Guard, makes opening remarks prior to an oil spill equipment deployment demonstration in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, July 27, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard members from the 17th District Response Advisory Team and National Strike Force Pacific...

Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing boat off Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing boat off Grays Harbor, Wash.
Global Diving and Salvage personnel use absorbent pads to skim oil from the water after a 42-foot commercial fishing vessel sank while moored on the Hoquiam River in Grays Harbor, Wash., July 27, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River Incident Management Division. WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel responded to a 42-foot commercial fishing vessel after it sank while moored...

Tracking mysterious oil in New Bedford Harbor

Tracking mysterious oil in New Bedford Harbor
Petty Officer 3rd Class John Northup takes a background sample in New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) By Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll Home to Massachusetts’ historic whaling fleet and the largest fishing fleet in the country, New Bedford is also a popular New England tourist destination. Visitors...