Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel near Venice, LA

Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel near Venice, LA
The Coast Guard responds to a vessel that sunk near Venice, Louisiana, August 23, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel that sunk near Venice, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday that the vessel Gracie Claire sank at a fuel dock at mile marker...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge
The Coast Guard responds to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, August 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Davis) NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard is responding to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, Thursday. Gulfport Fire Department reports that they have extinguished...

Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing vessel in Warrenton, Ore.

Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing vessel in Warrenton, Ore.
The 43-foot fishing vessel Western Skies sits partially submerged after is sank at its moorings in Warrenton, Ore., July 16, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Bradley Bennett WARRENTON, Ore. – Coast Guard crews responded to the Warrenton Marina where the commercial fishing vessel Western Skies has sunk and is leaking fuel Sunday. Incident Management Division personnel, from Coast...

Coast Guard conducts environmental response to sunken boat

Coast Guard conducts environmental response to sunken boat
Containment boom surrounds the sunken fishing vessel My Dee Lite, Friday, May 19, 2017 in Green Harbor, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) BOSTON – Coast Guard Sector Boston response personnel along with members of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection responded to potential pollution from the sunken fishing vessel My Dee Lite Friday, at Green Harbor Marina in Green...

Unified Command completes its response to sunken vessel

Unified Command completes its response to sunken vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Unified Command has completed its response to a sunken vessel at mile marker 940 along the Mississippi River near Columbus, Kentucky, Wednesday. The vessel was successfully raised and transported to Ingram Repair Facility. There were no restrictions to commercial or recreational vessel traffic due to the incident. A total of approximately 235 gallons of diesel fuel was discharged...

Response continues to sunken vessel in Kentucky

Response continues to sunken vessel in Kentucky
NEW ORLEANS – The Unified Command continues to respond to a sunken vessel at mile marker 940 along the Mississippi River near Columbus, Kentucky, Sunday. Salvage crews are preparing the vessel to be raised out of the water. Approximately 100 gallons of diesel fuel was discharged from the vessel, Saturday. SWS Enviromental Services contained and collected the spilled fuel. Salvage crews secured...

Unified Command continues to respond to sunken vessel near Columbus, Kentucky

Unified Command continues to respond to sunken vessel near Columbus, Kentucky
NEW ORLEANS – The Unified Command continued to respond to a sunken vessel at mile marker 940 along the Mississippi River near Columbus, Kentucky, Wednesday. Salvage equipment, crews, and divers are on scene to recover the vessel. Aerial and shoreline assessments have been conducted and crews observed no signs of pollution. There are currently no restrictions to commercial or recreational vessel...

Unified Command continues to respond to sunken vessel

Unified Command continues to respond to sunken vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Unified Command continues to respond to a sunken vessel at mile marker 940 along the Mississippi River near Columbus, Kentucky. Aerial assessments 70 miles down river and shoreline assessments 6 miles down river have been conducted and crews observed no signs of pollution. There are currently no restrictions to commercial or recreational vessel traffic due to the incident. The...

Unified Command responds to sunken vessel

Unified Command responds to sunken vessel
NEW ORLEANS – A Unified Command has been established in response to a vessel sinking at mile marker 940 along the Mississippi River near Columbus, Kentucky, Monday. The UC consists of the Coast Guard, Ingram Barge Company, Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection, and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley watchstanders were notified at 3:30 p.m. of the...