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...

Unified Command completes response to vessel taking on water on Ohio River

Unified Command completes response to vessel taking on water on Ohio River
UTV Mike A. Nadicksbernd allided with Lock and Dam 52 on the Ohio River and was taking on water. U.S. Coast Guard photo NEW ORLEANS – The Unified Command is completed its response to the UTV Mike A. Nadicksbernd taking on water at Lock and Dam 52 on the Ohio River, Monday. Lightering operations to remove the diesel fuel was completed and the vessel was transported to dry-dock to undergo repairs. Approximately...

Unified Command established for sunken barge south of Bay Bridge

Unified Command established for sunken barge south of Bay Bridge
The 112-foot freight barge Vengeance after capsizing near Yerba Buena Island, Calif., April 7, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN FRANCISCO — A unified command comprised of the U.S. Coast Guard, California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response, San Francisco Department of Emergency Management, Vortex Marine Construction and Bay Area Rapid Transit has been established...

Coast Guard responding to sunken barge south of the Bay Bridge, cleanup underway

Coast Guard responding to sunken barge south of the Bay Bridge, cleanup underway
The 112-foot freight barge Vengeance is pictured after capsizing near Yerba Buena Island, Calif., April 7, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard and the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response are responding to the report of the capsized and sunken 112-foot freight barge Vengeance leaking diesel fuel and hydraulic oil south of the...