Emergency Support Function 10 Florida establishes hotline for owners of displaced vessels

Emergency Support Function 10 Florida establishes hotline for owners of displaced vessels
Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Erin O’Shea and Randy Runnels, Preserves Manager for Florida Department of Environmental Protection, work together to pinpoint the exact GPS location and identification for a sunken vessel, near Ward Island, Florida, Pinellas County, October 7, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Romero. MIAMI — The Emergency Support Function 10...

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey
Edward Primeau and Chief Petty Officer Rich Forte, both of the Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team discuss the removal operations for a partially submerged vessel at Rockport Marina, Aransas, Texas, Sept. 29, 2017. The Coast Guard worked with the Texas General Land Office and contractors to remove displaced or partially submerged vessels after Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer...

Cabin cruiser sunk by Hurricane Harvey refloated in Baytown, Texas

Cabin cruiser sunk by Hurricane Harvey refloated in Baytown, Texas
From left, vessel owner David Rappelet, Petty Officer 1st Class Dave Irvin, and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Anthony Winstead watch as contractors from Laredo Construction prepare to de-water and re-float Rappelet’s 38-foot cabin cruiser on Oct. 6, 2017. The Coast Guard is working with the Texas General Land Office and other federal, state, and local agencies to recover vessels damaged during Hurricane...

Coast Guard monitors recovery of sunken boat in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard monitors recovery of sunken boat in Boston Harbor
Fireman Zeon Johnson (left) and Petty Officer 3rd Class Zach Little, a marine science technician (right), monitor the recovery of the workboat King Triton, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Boston Harbor.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — A Coast Guard pollution response team is overseeing the recovery of the 65-foot workboat King Triton Thursday after it sank...

Joint response to pollution threats from Hurricane Irma continues across Florida

Joint response to pollution threats from Hurricane Irma continues across Florida
Lt. j.g. Samantha Cardoza discusses on-going assessment operations with Terry Tanner of the Environmental Protection Agency while Petty Officer 1st class Brian Moehler places an Assessment Sticker on the hull of a displaced vessel on the northern shore of Key West, Florida, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Weydert.   Terry Tanner of the Environmental Protection...

Unified Command continues assessment of vessel affected by Hurricane Irma

Unified Command continues assessment of vessel affected by Hurricane Irma
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Tonya Mulhern, left, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Hewlett assess damage to a vessel in Jacksonville, Florida caused by Hurricane Irma, Sept. 13, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto MIAMI — The Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF 10) Florida, consisting of multiple state and federal agencies, is continuing efforts...

Unified Command to assess Florida’s ports and waterways in aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Unified Command to assess Florida's ports and waterways in aftermath of Hurricane Irma
A boat is discovered mostly submerged in Marathon, Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Sept. 16, 2017. Hundreds of vessels have been reported damaged or have sunk as a result of Hurricane Irma’s force. Teams consisting of federal and state response members are assessing the potential risk of pollution from these vessels. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MIAMI — Emergency Support Function...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to potential diesel fuel discharge

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to potential diesel fuel discharge
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a potential diesel fuel discharge in the Tennessee Tombigbee River near Columbus, Mississippi, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from the 911 center in Columbus, Mississippi, that the uninspected towing vessel, Long Street, which was moored to a deck barge, caught fire at 2:30 a.m. then sank at 5:30 a.m. at mile marker 330 on the...

Coast Guard, local agencies to conduct pollution training exercise in Hartford County

Coast Guard, local agencies to conduct pollution training exercise in Hartford County
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard, Port Partners from the Susquehanna River Basin and at least six other agencies will be conducting a full-scale pollution exercise Wednesday and Thursday. The Incident Command Post will be held in the Harford County Emergency Operations Center, where responders will work across local, state and federal boundaries to coordinate financial, logistical, public information...