Coast Guard reminds boaters of dangerous ice conditions on Delaware River

Coast Guard reminds boaters of dangerous ice conditions on Delaware River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Cutter Capstan breaks ice on the Delaware River. Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cynthia Oldham PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard reminds boaters of the dangerous ice conditions on the Delaware River during a time period where portions of the waterway are restricted to steel-hulled vessels...

Coast Guard responding to ship aground on Delaware River

Coast Guard responding to ship aground on Delaware River
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is overseeing salvage efforts Tuesday for a motor vessel aground on the Delaware River. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The 328-foot Netherlands-flagged motor vessel Bermuda Islander lost power and propulsion Monday at approximately 9 p.m. before running aground near Salem, New Jersey. No injuries or...

Coast Guard working to break ice on Delaware River, waterway restrictions in place

Coast Guard working to break ice on Delaware River, waterway restrictions in place
Coast Guard Cutter Capstan breaks through the ice on the Delaware River Thursday, Feb. 18, 2015, near Philadelphia. The Capstan crew has conducted daily ice breaking operations on the Delaware River for the past few days. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Peter Hoey) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is working to break ice Thursday on the Delaware River. The crews of the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching Delaware River for man missing from personal watercraft

Coast Guard searching Delaware River for man missing from personal watercraft
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard, along with state and local partner agencies, is searching the Delaware River Friday for a missing boater. The Coast Guard received a report from local dispatch of an unmanned personal watercraft going in circles on the Delaware River near Philadelphia at approximately 1 p.m. A witness reported seeing a man ejected from the personal watercraft. According to the...

Coast Guard responding to report of tar balls along Delaware River

Coast Guard responding to report of tar balls along Delaware River
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of tar balls along the Delaware River Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received a report Friday from the National Response Center of oil (tar balls) along the shoreline of Gloucester City, N.J. Initial reports of some tar balls have increased to more of a slick along the shoreline. The amount and source...

Coast Guard responding to oil spill in Delaware River

Coast Guard responding to oil spill in Delaware River
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil spill in the Delaware River Monday. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received notification of the spill at approximately 1 p.m. Monday after the National Response Center relayed an estimated 1,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into the Delaware River near Monroe Energy LLC, located about one mile south of the Commodore Barry...

Coast Guard overseeing oil spill cleanup in Delaware River

Coast Guard overseeing oil spill cleanup in Delaware River
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is overseeing the cleanup of an estimated 200 gallons of crude oil Friday after a valve on a pipe leaked at the Sunoco Logistics Terminal Facility in Fort Mifflin Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received notification of the spill at approximately 2 p.m. Thursday after the National Response Center relayed that a pipe broke and an estimated 2,000...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for man in Delaware River

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard and local responders are searching for a 23-year-old man after the man jumped into the Delaware River near the Golden Point Marina at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday. The man’s girlfriend reported the incident to the Delaware County Police Department, who alerted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay that the man jumped into the river, went under a dock and did...

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Woman Near Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 44-year-old woman who went missing Sunday after falling into the water from aboard an inflatable raft in the Delaware River Sunday near No Name Island near Philadelphia.