Coast Guard, partners respond to report of grounded fishing vessel in American Samoa

Coast Guard, partners respond to report of grounded fishing vessel in American Samoa
File photo of an HC-130 from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – The Coast Guard, port partners and local authorities are responding the grounding of the 88-foot commercial fishing vessel Chui Zai Fa No. 1 about 300-yards off Leone Bay, Wednesday. Coast Guard responders are en route to American Samoa from Honolulu expected to arrive Wednesday afternoon via an HC-130...

Oil tank removed from under dilapidated pier in Astoria, Oregon

Oil tank removed from under dilapidated pier in Astoria, Oregon
Contractors remove an oil tank from under a dilapidated pier on the Columbia River just west of the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa in Astoria, Jan. 30, 2018. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. — A boiler oil tank has been removed from a dilapidated pier adjacent to the Hotel Cannery Pier, Tuesday, as responders work to remove the source of the oil spill that was...

Crane barge arrives in Astoria for oil spill response

Crane barge arrives in Astoria for oil spill response
Oil spill responders from the National Response Corporation Environmental Services lay out pompoms, used to collect oil product during oil spill cleanup operations, around a dilapidated pier west of the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa near Astoria, Ore., Jan. 28, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. – A crane barge and other large equipment have arrived...

Responders drain, patch Pacific Paradise during prep work for upcoming removal

Responders drain, patch Pacific Paradise during prep work for upcoming removal
Chief Petty Officer Joshua Alton, a damage controlman assigned to the Coast Guard Pacific Strike Team, supervises and provides safety oversight on scene for the Pacific Paradise response just off Kaimana Beach, Oahu, Nov. 14, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo)   HONOLULU — Work to prepare, refloat and remove the Pacific Paradise continues Tuesday 400-yards off Kaimana Beach, Oahu. The goal of...

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response
A member of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Strike Team prepares to load an all-terrain vehicle into a C-27 Spartan aircraft at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento in Sacramento, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017.  ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard deployed additional California-based personnel and equipment in support of Hurricane Harvey relief operations Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento flight crew...

Coast Guard completes phase 1 cleanup of 7 vessels on Columbia River

Coast Guard completes phase 1 cleanup of 7 vessels on Columbia River
A contractor from National Response Corporation Environmental Services prepares to remove barrels of hazardous materials from a derelict vessel located at a submerged-land site on the Columbia River near Goble, Ore., June 3, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Chief Petty Officer Kevin Ouyoumjian. PORTLAND, Ore. – The Coast Guard and its contractor completed the first phase of the cleanup of...

Coast Guard oversees removal of 2,900 gallons of oily water from barge at Goble, Ore.

Coast Guard oversees removal of 2,900 gallons of oily water from barge at Goble, Ore.
Contractors from the National Response Coordination Environmental Services walk the decks of the crane barge Amazon as they prepare to remove 2,900 gallons of oily water from the barge located on the banks of the Columbia River near Goble, Ore., May 12, U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Marine Environmental Detachment Portland. WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard oversaw the removal of nearly 3,000 gallons...

Coast Guard exhibit unveiled at Novato museum

Coast Guard exhibit unveiled at Novato museum
NOVATO, California – Megan Gimple, 17, daughter of U.S. Coast Guard District 11’s Chief of Staff Capt. Matt Gimple, unveiled a new Coast Guard exhibit Nov. 12 at the Hamilton Field History Museum in Novato, California. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng) NOVATO, Calif. — A new exhibit was unveiled Saturday at the Hamilton Field History Museum, featuring the Novato-based...

Coast Guard and partner agencies continue stabilization, planning for capsized vessel near Bethel Island

Coast Guard and partner agencies continue stabilization, planning for capsized vessel near Bethel Island
Coast Guard members, California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response officers and Global Diving and Salvage, Inc. personnel evaluate the Spirit of Sacramento’s condition and conduct a shoreline assessment Sept. 8, 2016, near Bethel Island, Calif. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Adam Stanton. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard, California...