Coast Guard rescues 7 after vessel sinks in Thorne Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 7 after vessel sinks in Thorne Bay, Alaska
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); An inflatable life raft sits in Thorne Bay after a Coast Guard Station Ketchikan Response Boat-Medium boat crew rescued seven people from a sinking vessel in Thorne Bay, Alaska, June 29, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Ketchikan. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas, Wednesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Tuesday evening, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Incident Management Division watchstanders were notified by Texas General Land Office personnel of a 3-mile crude oil slick in the vicinity of Tabbs Bay. An...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A Mexican lancha boat sits moored at U.S. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island, Texas, after being seized by Coast Guard law enforcement crews June 25, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Monday. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responding to sinking barge near Huey P. Long Bridge

Coast Guard responding to sinking barge near Huey P. Long Bridge
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a sinking barge near the Huey P. Long Bridge in New Orleans, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report that a barge moored at a fleeting area was on fire at mile marker 105 on the Mississippi River, near the Huey P. Long Bridge. Fireboats General Roy S. Kelly and Irvin S. Cooper were responding to the fire. As water accumulated...

Coast Guard detains fishing vessel Run Da, seizes 80 tons of salmon

Coast Guard detains fishing vessel Run Da, seizes 80 tons of salmon
The crew of the Coast Guard Alex Haley transfers custody of the detained fishing vessel Run Da to a People’s Republic of China Coast Guard patrol vessel in the Sea of Japan, June 21, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley detained the fishing vessel Run Da suspected of illegal, unreported, unregulated fishing activity Saturday in international...

Coast Guard temporarily discontinues buoys on Allegheny River

Coast Guard temporarily discontinues buoys on Allegheny River
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The U.S. Coast Guard advises commercial and recreational boaters to proceed with caution while transiting the Allegheny River in the vicinity of mile marker 30.4 and between mile markers 36.3 and 45.7 in Western Pennsylvania. Significant shoaling has been reported at Lock and Dam 5 in the vicinity of mile marker 30.4, and between Lock and Dam 6 and Lock and Dam 7, mile markers 36.3...

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near South Sound Creek, FL

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near South Sound Creek, FL
Dismembered sharks lie on the deck of the commercial fishing vessel Miss Shell, June 19, 2018, near South Sound Creek, Florida.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission jointly seized 11 shark fins and dismembered sharks aboard the 40-foot commercial fishing vessel, Miss Shell, near South...

Coast Guard reschedules underwater assessment of tanker Coimbra

Coast Guard reschedules underwater assessment of tanker Coimbra
NEW HAVEN, CT — The U. S. Coast Guard has contracted Resolve Marine to conduct an underwater assessment of the tanker Coimbra, rescheduled from June to take place from July 15-23, 2018. Located approximately 30 miles southeast of Shinnecock, N.Y., the Coimbra was sunk during World War II by a German U-boat. The operation will assess the condition of the tanker and potential to have an environmental...

Coast Guard seeks mariner input for Western Rivers study

Coast Guard seeks mariner input for Western Rivers study
WASHINGTON – The United States Coast Guard is seeking input until July 1, 2018, for a study of navigation requirements for the entire Western Rivers System. The Coast Guard Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS) study will review the Western Rivers Aids to Navigation (ATON) System. The ATON system on the Western Rivers differs from the U.S. Coastal ATON System due to the unstable nature...