Coast Guard responds to grounded vessel in St. Lawrence Seaway

Coast Guard responds to grounded vessel in St. Lawrence Seaway
BUFFALO, New York — The U.S. Coast Guard and the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation are responding to the motor vessel Pacific Huron, loaded with soybean, that ran aground late Wednesday in the Saint Lawrence Seaway near Wellesley Island, New York. The forward portion of the 623-foot motor vessel is aground and their stern anchor is deployed. The vessel is 1,000 feet outside of the channel....

Coast Guard response continues after cruise ship Saint Laurent hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall

Coast Guard response continues after cruise ship Saint Laurent hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a 286-foot cruise ship that hit a concrete wall in the Eisenhower Lock in the St. Lawrence Seaway in Massena, New York. All passengers were removed from the ship Friday afternoon and transported by bus to Montreal, Canada. The vessel was freed from the lock wall with the assistance of the tug Pierre Julien and was moved to a lower wall of...

Response continues after cruise ship hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall

Response continues after cruise ship hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is continuing to respond Friday to a 286-foot cruise ship that hit a concrete wall in the Eisenhower Lock in the St. Lawrence Seaway in Massena, New York. Thursday night, 30 people were removed from the ship due to injuries. Of those, 28 were released from the hospital and returned to the ship. Passengers and luggage are being taken off the vessel in baskets attached...

Coast Guard responds after cruise ship Saint Laurent hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall

Coast Guard responds after cruise ship Saint Laurent hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is responding to a 286-foot cruise ship that hit a wall in the Eisenhower Lock in the Saint Lawrence Seaway in Massena, New York, Thursday night. The vessel remains in the lock, where the water has been drained, while response crews remove injured passengers. There were 274 people, including passengers and crew, aboard at the time of the collision. At 9:45 p.m., a search-and-rescue...

Vessel previously grounded in St. Lawrence Seaway refloated, navigational channel open

Vessel previously grounded in St. Lawrence Seaway refloated, navigational channel open
The motor vessel Juno sits aground under the Thousand Islands Bridge, April 20, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CLEVELAND – The motor vessel Juno, a 621-foot bulk carrier which ran agound in the vicinity of Wellesley Island in the St. Lawrence River, New York, was refloated about 7 a.m. Wednesday and is now safely anchored at Mason Point. At 8 a.m. the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation...

Response to vessel aground in St. Lawrence Seaway continues

Response to vessel aground in St. Lawrence Seaway continues
The motor vessel Juno sits aground under the Thousand Islands Bridge, April 20, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard continues its response Tuesday to a 621-foot bulk carrier which ran aground in the vicinity of Wellesley Island in the St. Lawrence River, New York, Monday while transiting inbound from the St. Lawrence Seaway to the Port of Toronto. The Bahamian-flagged motor...

Coast Guard responding to vessel aground in St. Lawrence Seaway

Coast Guard responding to vessel aground in St. Lawrence Seaway
The motor vessel Juno, a 621-foot bulk carrier, sits aground under the Thousand Islands Bridge near Alexandria Bay, New York, April 20, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is responding to a 621-foot bulk carrier which ran aground in the vicinity of Wellesley Island, in the St. Lawrence River, New York, Monday. The motor vessel is aground and taking on water in one of the forward...

Coast Guard, SLSDC complete salvage of freighter, reopen St. Lawrence Seaway

Coast Guard, SLSDC complete salvage of freighter, reopen St. Lawrence Seaway
CLEVELAND — Incident responders from the Coast Guard and representatives from the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation completed the salvage of the freighter that lost power and ran aground in the St. Lawrence Seaway, Tuesday, and have reopened the seaway to all vessel traffic as of 7:30 p.m., Thursday. The motor vessel Federal Kivalina was removed from its resting spot near the Thousand...

Coast Guard continues to oversee response to disabled, aground freighter in St. Lawrence Seaway

Coast Guard continues to oversee response to disabled, aground freighter in St. Lawrence Seaway
CLEVELAND — Incident responders from the Coast Guard and representatives from the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation continue to oversee the salvage and investigation of the disabled freighter that ran aground after losing steering Tuesday while transiting the St. Lawrence Seaway in the vicinity of Wellesley Island, New York. The motor vessel Federal Kivalina is currently anchored upriver,...